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Our Services

Our experienced technicians programme knit designs for hats, scarves and gloves. Our state-of-the-art Vee Bed machines take care of patterns from fully fashioned pieces to complete hats with no make-up. Our finishing plant – including washing and drying – completes the process.

All of our accessories are manufactured entirely in-house, reflecting our ‘Made in Scotland’ labelling.

We’re proud to be a Woolmark licensee and an affiliate of UKFT and Textiles Scotland. A Sedex member (with SEPA Audit and SMETA Report), we also work with the Ethical Trade Initiative.

Our client list ranges from globally renowned luxury brands to independent designers. We export to Europe, USA, Canada, Japan and Australia.

Compared to Far East suppliers, our lead times are short and our minimums low. Customers are welcome to browse the extensive collection of samples at our mill.  We’re here to guide you through all parts of the process, creating accessories that are a joy to wear.

 
 

Scarves

Electronic circular machines

6 guage.

Electronic needle selection

For tubular scarves

Dedicated CAD programming system


Warp knitting machines

7 gauge

Limitless colour combinations

Plain stitch or lace. Fringing at either end



Scarves & Hats

Vee Bed Stoll CMS machines

7 gauge and 5 gauge

Both with compact and wide bed

Electronic individual needle selection

Full 3 way technique on every needle

Latest M1 + CAD programming


Vee Bed Stoll CMS multi gauge machines

Gauges from 3.5 to 7 and 7 to 12 (5/7 on complete hats)

Both with compact and wide bed

Electronic individual needle selection

Jacquard, stitch interest, plain and combinations

Latest M1 + CAD programming



Hats

Cloche hat machine

Completely unique to Robert Mackie

5 gauge

Single bed fabric only

For shaped hats, self coloured or striped


Romatex beret machines

7 gauge

For self-coloured shaped berets



Gloves

Shima glove machines

7 gauge

Electronic needle selection

Super micro CAD programming system

 

Yarns

We only use

Natural yarns, sourced as sustainably as possible

The finest-grade raw materials, wet finished with care for the softest feeL

 

We work with

Knoll

Lanecardate

Papi Fabio

Schoeller

Sesia

SHEPLEY

Schoeller

Zegna Baruffa

Z.HINCHCLIFFE

 

Stocked

Lambswool

Our core yarn, 2/17s from Z. Hinchcliffe
All 120 shade card colours stocked

 

Lambswool Angora

Donegal

Geelong

Merino

Supersoft Shetland

Cashmere

Cashmere Blends

Cotton

           


Processes

All in-house

Machine knitting

Wet finishing

Brushing

Textile assembly

 


Products

Women’s and men’s accessories

Gloves / hats / scarves

Stocked ranges

Traditional Scottish headwear (Glengarry / Balmoral)

                                               


Capacity & Lead Times

Small and large quantities
(minimum orders average 200 pieces / 50 pieces in each colour)

10 – 12 weeks in high season (April – September)

6 – 8 weeks in low season (October – March)

4 weeks for repeat orders in low season, if all materials are available