AbbyShot Blog — Highlanders

12 Ideas for your best Outlander inspired Halloween Costume!

It’s officially Fall! 🍂 Hot coffee (or hot chocolate), cozy blankets and Halloween! 🎃 We have seen some amazing costumes over the years! We love to see your cosplays all year ‘round but Halloween just hits different! From Doctor Who to Outlander we'd love to see them all!Here is some inspiration from our awesome customers! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cassandra Marie (@alderandaisling)     View this post on Instagram A post shared by 𝓐𝓾𝓻𝓸𝓻𝓪 𝓕𝓪𝔂 (@aurorafay_)     If you haven’t decided on your costume this year, we think dressing as your favorite Sassenach or red...

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Could Jamie Have Knit Claire's Cowl?

One of the great pleasures of watching Outlander includes admiring all of the gorgeous costumes and accessories that adorn all of the characters. The knitted wool items have featured heavily, and have definitely caught my eye. As I am devoid of the skill of knitting, I have a great admiration for the talent. I seem to recall hearing once, on a tour of a croft house in the Scottish Highlands, that traditionally all family members in the household would have learned to knit. Because they did not have the luxury of idle time, knitting was a task that was accomplished during times of limiting physical circumstances, i.e. winter, while shepherding, or by those who were infirm. It has caused me to wonder recently; could Jamie have knit Claire’s cowl?

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Jamie's Ghost

In Outlander, season 1, episode 1 “Sassenach”, we see an apparition of a Highlander who is looking intently at Claire through the window of Mrs. Baird’s Bed & Breakfast in Inverness while she is brushing her hair.

Frank comes upon the scene and notices the Highlander watching Claire. As Frank approaches the Highlander to ask if he can help him with something, the Highlander brushes past him and vanishes into thin air. We later surmise that this was an apparition of Jamie who was staring at Claire, but how, or why, did he come to be there?

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