Cashmere Yarn | Blending

Cashmere Yarn | Blending

Blending happens between dyeing and carding and is the process of mixing precise recipes, or raw cashmere, to get the perfect fibre mix for each individual colour on the shade-card. During the blending process fibres pass through opening machines which separate the...
Cashmere Yarn | The Dye House

Cashmere Yarn | The Dye House

Once the yarn arrives from Mongolia and colours have been chosen it’s onto the dye house! The smell of the dye-house is so nostalgic for me as when I was little my Dad used to take me round the mill after school and I always loved seeing all the processes,...
The Mill | Behind the scenes pt3

The Mill | Behind the scenes pt3

Whilst many of our products are knitted on high tech Shima machines, we remain committed to finishing everything by hand. All our products are linked and the ends finished by our experienced team in our mill in the Scottish Borders. A lot of these skills have been...
The Mill | Behind the scenes pt2

The Mill | Behind the scenes pt2

For the second instalment of behind the scenes at the mill I wanted to show you some of the machinery we use. Our production is a mix of hand skills and also high tech Shima Seiki machines, the two combined mean we incorporate skills passed down from generations in...
The Mill | Behind the scenes pt1

The Mill | Behind the scenes pt1

We recently paid a visit to the mill we work with in the Scottish Borders and I took along brilliant photographer Ciara Menzies to capture some of the behind-the-scenes action. I’ve worked with this mill since I started my business in 2011 and I love that it is...

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