Cashmere Yarn | Finished product

Cashmere Yarn | Finished product

Once the cashmere fibre has been through dyeing, carding, spinning and winding and turned into yarn it is ready to go into stock or be sold. It is in these boxes pictured that the yarn is shipped up to our mill in the Scottish Borders. We buy our yarn in Kgs and order...
Cashmere Yarn | Spinning

Cashmere Yarn | Spinning

Once the cashmere fibre has been dyed, blended and carded it is ready to be spun into yarn. The spinning department is the noisiest as the machines are big and constantly on the go, they often run through the night. The machines are known as spinning mules. Each...
Cashmere Yarn | Origins

Cashmere Yarn | Origins

I am very excited to bring a new series to the blog – “The Making of Cashmere Yarn”. As you all know all my products are knitted in 100% cashmere, and whilst I often share images of the knitting machines at work there is a whole other story and...
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...