Herring Tales

Welcome to Herring Tales!

Join us for a series of magical gansey and fisherfolk stories, Kipper the Cat’s adventure comic and a Kipper colouring activity.

Kipper the Cat’s Gansey Adventure

Join Kipper on his quest to find his favourite cat-sized gansey! Where did that seal
pup pop up from?

Comic illustrated by Rachel Cush. Kipper the Cat illustrated by Mairi Isla Laird. Comic written by Heather Palmer

Press the button below to download your own copy!


Magical Gansey and Fisherfolk Stories

‘Three Ply’ by Storyteller Jan Bee Brown is the first story created bespoke for Knitting the Herring, including a wedding gansey, red rams and a jealous sister!

Wrap up warm and tune in for this magical Herring Tale located on the Isle of Barra,
Outer Hebrides!



Kipper the Cat’s Colouring Sheet

Relax and enjoy colouring in Kipper’s hat and jumper.

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