In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1lana (de) Shetland feminine
- And it has the appearance of Shetland wool because it is flecked with white yarns.
- Just as well that Shetland wool is so tough and washes over and over without protest.
- Remember the Leaf lace shawl that I'd started, in purple Shetland wool?
- Take that warmth outdoors by donning a Shetland wool hat and heavyweight fleece jacket with faux-shearling cuffs and collar.
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