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Harris Tweed

I have to admit to having a bit of an obsession with Harris Tweed. The whole subject of tweed is fascinating to me :-)

Gone are the days when tweed was seen as something for the old fuddy duddies – these days you are most likely to see tweed on the catwalks of London, Paris and New York.

I have a range of Harris Tweed shawls/wraps and also a selection of Harris Tweed “craft packs” which include the official orb label in the online shop. All available in a wide range of colours.

What is it exactly that makes Harris Tweed so special?

Well, Harris Tweed is a 100% wool fabric that has been hand-woven by the islanders of Lewis, Harris, Uist and Barra, in their homes, using pure virgin wool that has been dyed and spun here in the Outer Hebrides.

For further information see:-

The Harris Tweed Authority

Watch this great video that tells you all about the production of Harris Tweed:-

Harris Tweed – From Shearing to Stamping