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    It’s Hot Chocolate Season – 10 Facts About the Sweet, Chocolatey Drink
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    It’s Hot Chocolate Season – 10 Facts About the Sweet, Chocolatey Drink

    Warming up with a hot chocolate is one of the best things about autumn. At the Wooolmill, Red Roof Coffee serves Zuma 100% Fairtrade Dark Hot Chocolate, which is made...
    Out of Knockando and into the World!
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    Out of Knockando and into the World!

    We have launched a Crowdfunding Campaign to raise £250,000 for funding an ambitious programme to export our high-quality craft textile products to an international market. John Mulligan, the historic woolmill’s...
    New in - Lambswool Scarves
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    New in - Lambswool Scarves

    We have combined over 200 years of craftsmanship and expert weaving with the best of modern design to create a range of luxury lambswool scarves of great quality and warmth....
    48 Hour Online Flash Sale
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    48 Hour Online Flash Sale

    We would like to introduce our first flash sale!    Valid for only 48 hours, enter the discount code to receive 50% off our supersoft Geelong scarves!     Valid from...
    Autumn Workshops
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    Autumn Workshops

    Pin Loom WeavingIf you've ever wanted to know how to weave with a pin loom, this workshop is for you! Come along to the Woolmill on the 9th of October from...
    Reverse Herringbone Scarves in Production
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    Reverse Herringbone Scarves in Production

    We are currently weaving a range of multicoloured striped scarves with a reverse herringbone design. The fringed scarves feature six colours in the weft and five colours in the warp! Production Processes 1. Winding  Yarn cones...
    Models Required
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    Models Required

    The Mill is looking for local people to feature in promotional images for our website, social media and print materials.  What's Involved?• Group and individual photos showcasing our new range of lambswool...
    Pamela Print Collection (Pre-order)
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    Pamela Print Collection (Pre-order)

    We have combined over 200 years of craftsmanship and expert weaving with the best of modern design to create a range of luxury lambswool scarves of great quality and warmth.Designed...
    Q&A with Stella Kyte
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    Q&A with Stella Kyte

    Please introduce yourself... Hi, I'm Stella Kyte and I am a volunteer tour guide and workshop leader here at the Woolmill.  Why did you want to start volunteering at the...
    Devon Seasons - Pre Order!
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    Devon Seasons - Pre Order!

    Pre order the exclusive New Woven Textile Designer Award scarf and blanket, designed by competition winner, Jessica Cutler.  This is a limited edition run of only 150 scarves and 35 blankets. The winning...
    Moray Camera Club Visits the Woolmill
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    Moray Camera Club Visits the Woolmill

    A small group of members from Moray Camera Club enjoyed a visit to the Woolmill last month. Moray Camera Club (original known as the the Moray Photographic Society) started in 1946....
    Afternoon Tea Party - Book Now!
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    Afternoon Tea Party - Book Now!

      Join us in the Woolmill garden on Friday the 17th of August from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm for an outdoor afternoon tea party!         Afternoon...
    Tea in the Park
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    Tea in the Park

    Pop down and have a look at our stall at Tea in the Park!Tea in the Park is a pop up "community café serving tea and cakes, hot and cold meals,...
    Summer Sale - £20.00 Off!
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    Summer Sale - £20.00 Off!

    The Knockando Woolmill summer sale is now on!     Receive £20.00 off our Carnival Check Throw and Island Check Throw with promo code SUMMERSALE20.      Our summer sale ends on the 31st...
    Tea Party at the Woolmill + Top 10 Facts About Afternoon Tea
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    Tea Party at the Woolmill + Top 10 Facts About Afternoon Tea

       Afternoon Tea Week (14th - 20th August) is a celebration of one of the nation’s favourite traditions.     Along with establishments up and down the country, the woolmill is hosting a special...
    Spirit of Speyside: Distilled - We're Exhibiting!
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    Spirit of Speyside: Distilled - We're Exhibiting!

    For the third year running, Distilled (#distilled18) is uniting Speyside’s greatest food and drink producers in Elgin Town Hall, in an event that puts “one region, under one roof."  ...
    Our Carding & Spinning Engineer's Last Day...
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    Our Carding & Spinning Engineer's Last Day...

    Having completed his Craft Fellow placement at Knockando Woolmill, today we say farewell to our Carding and Spinning Engineer, Toby Tottle.  We took the opportunity to ask him a few questions...
    Jessica Cutler Visits the Woolmill - Woven Textile Designer Award Winner
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    Jessica Cutler Visits the Woolmill - Woven Textile Designer Award Winner

    We welcomed Jessica Cutler (the winner of our Textile Designer Award) down to the Woolmill to see her winning design in production!    "It has been an amazing opportunity to...
    Nature Crafts with Earthtime
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    Nature Crafts with Earthtime

    We welcomed Earthtime down to the Woolmill to lead a nature craft session. "Earthtime is an award-winning charity, accredited by the Forest School Association, connecting children and young people with the...
    Moray Rocks - Fun for All the Family
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    Moray Rocks - Fun for All the Family

    "The idea is to decorate rocks found in nature and hide them in various locations to brighten someone’s day. You can use whatever you like to decorate them- as long...
    Earthtime at the Woolmill
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    Earthtime at the Woolmill

    We welcomed Earthtime down to the Woolmill to lead nature craft activities for children aged 2 to 8! "Earthtime is an award-winning charity, accredited by the Forest School Association, connecting...
    Woven Textile Designer Award - Winning Design in Production!
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    Woven Textile Designer Award - Winning Design in Production!

    Launched in 2017, our Woven Textile Designer Award sought to uncover the best of new textile design talent by inviting current students and recent graduates to submit innovative and contemporary...
    Afternoon Tea Party: The
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    Afternoon Tea Party: The "Earlybird" Catches the Worm...

    Join us in the Woolmill garden on Friday the 17th of August from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm for an outdoor afternoon tea party!                ...
    Upcoming Events & Workshops This Summer
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    Upcoming Events & Workshops This Summer

    Craft Workshops with Stella    Tassel Key RingsLooking to try something new? Come along to the Woolmill on the 13th of July from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM and make as...
    In Production - Tartan Inspired Lambswool Scarves
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    In Production - Tartan Inspired Lambswool Scarves

    We have been busy working with a new designer to create a new range of tartan inspired scarves! 1. Winding  Yarn cones are prepared for the warp (vertical threads) in a cylindrical form -...
    Looking for Something to Do After Visiting the Woolmill?
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    Looking for Something to Do After Visiting the Woolmill?

    After six years in the making, the new Macallan distillery and visitor experience in Speyside is now open! Located in the heart of the 390-acre Macallan Estate, the existing and...
    Afternoon Tea Week 2018
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    Afternoon Tea Week 2018

         Afternoon Tea Week (14th - 20th August) is a celebration of one of the nation’s favourite traditions -  afternoon tea has graced British afternoons since the 1840’s! The Duchess of Bedford (a...
    A New Blend of Wool - Ecru North County Cheviot & Moorit Shetland
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    A New Blend of Wool - Ecru North County Cheviot & Moorit Shetland

    We are currently carding a blend of wool which consists of Moorit Shetland and Ecru North Country Hill Cheviot! The North County Hill Cheviot was sourced from Dalrachie Farm which is...
    Looking to Volunteer?
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    Looking to Volunteer?

    We are on the look out for enthusiastic, outgoing and committed individuals to join our team of Volunteer Tour Guides. Open to anyone over the age of 18, experience in delivering...
    Summer Craft Workshops
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    Summer Craft Workshops

    Do you want to pick up a new skill this summer? We offer an exciting range of workshops for all ability levels. Tassel Key Rings Looking to try something new? Come along...
    Drumblade Primary School Visit
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    Drumblade Primary School Visit

    We welcomed a group of Primary 3 and 4 pupils from Drumblade Primary School to the Woolmill last week for a bespoke visit!Lead by our fantastic volunteer Stella, the pupils...
    Happy Sixth Anniversary to the Woolmill!
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    Happy Sixth Anniversary to the Woolmill!

    To celebrate the Woolmill's sixth anniversary of being open to the public, we are offering our customers a special discount on six products!Throws1730 Tartan Throw1775 Tartan ThrowScarvesSmall Buttercup Check ScarfSupersoft Semaphore...
    National Picnic Week: Top 5 Places to Enjoy a Picnic in Moray Speyside
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    National Picnic Week: Top 5 Places to Enjoy a Picnic in Moray Speyside

    Having a picnic in the great outdoors is one of the UK's most enjoyable summer traditions! To honour National Picnic Week which takes place from the 15th - 24th June, we...
    How to Determine Your Hat Size
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    How to Determine Your Hat Size

    Ensure you choose the perfect size when buying one of our hats or caps by following the instructions below.      Option 1 - Measure  Step 1: You can use a...
    The Spinning Wheel...
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    The Spinning Wheel...

    A spinning wheel is a machine used to turn fiber into yarn. The yarn is then woven as cloth on a loom or it can be used to knit or crochet. ...
    Herringbone Lambswool Scarves in Production
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    Herringbone Lambswool Scarves in Production

    Here's a sneak peek of our new Ultra Marine Herringbone scarves in production. We have been busy working with a new designer to create this new contemporary range!  1. Winding  Yarn cones are...
    Salvage Hunters - A Visit to the Woolmill
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    Salvage Hunters - A Visit to the Woolmill

    The new series of Salvage Hunters is currently airing on Quest on Wednesday evenings at 9pm - the series follows Drew Pritchard  "in search of weird and wonderful objects". Yesterdays episode (6th June) featured...
    Salvage Hunters - Tomorrow at 9pm!
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    Salvage Hunters - Tomorrow at 9pm!

    The new series of Salvage Hunters is currently airing on Quest on Wednesday evenings at 9pm. Tomorrows (6th June) episode features a visit to the Woolmill! The show follows Drew and his...
    Geometric Lookbook
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    Geometric Lookbook

    Supersoft Honeycomb and Mosaic Geometric Scarves       Supersoft Honeycomb Geometric Scarves     Click here to shop the look!  
    Father's Day Gift Edit
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    Father's Day Gift Edit

    Show your Dad you care on June 18th with a luxurious Father's Day present from Knockando Woolmill!  From tartan notebooks to supersoft Geelong scarves...
    Crafternoon Session
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    Crafternoon Session

    Crafternoon Session - 3rd June, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM   Suitable for all skills, bring a new or current project and make new friends with like-minded individuals. Your craft...
    Weaving an Estate Tweed
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    Weaving an Estate Tweed

    We are currently weaving tweed fabric for an Aberdeenshire Estate which is well known for its first class driven game shooting and the beautiful setting of its mansion house and gardens. Generally speaking, tweed is...
    Tours at the Mill - IOWA State University
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    Tours at the Mill - IOWA State University

    We welcomed a group of farming students from IOWA State University to a warm and sunny Woolmill this morning.   The group enjoyed a tour of the site from our volunteer tour guide,...
    Weaving for Pluscarden Abbey
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    Weaving for Pluscarden Abbey

    We are currently producing cloth for Pluscarden Abbey.  "Situated six miles south-west of Elgin in Moray, the monastery enjoys the peace and stillness of a secluded glen, but is easily reached...
    Upcoming Workshops at the Woolmill
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    Upcoming Workshops at the Woolmill

          Tassel Key RingsLooking to try something new? Come along to the Woolmill on the 13th of July from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM and make as many tassel...
    North East 250 Road Trip
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    North East 250 Road Trip

    We are happy to announce Knockando Woolmill is now a business member of the North East 250 - you can see our website listing here! Visitors and locals who visit...
    What is Beaming?
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    What is Beaming?

    Winding warp threads onto the beam in the 1970s. If you would like to learn more about the 'beaming' process, watch our YouTube video below...
    May Special Offer - £20.00 Off!
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    May Special Offer - £20.00 Off!

    Valid until May 31st, enter the promo code seashore20 at checkout to receive £20.00 off our Seashore Check lambswool throw! Inspired by the colours of the seashore, our 100% lambswool Seashore Check...
    Summer Workshops
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    Summer Workshops

    Tassel Key RingsLooking to try something new? Come along to the Woolmill on the 13th of July from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM and make as many tassel key rings as...
    Crafts & Knitting
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    Crafts & Knitting

    Upcoming Workshops       Tassel Key RingsLooking to try something new? Come along to the Woolmill on the 13th of July from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM and make as...

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