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    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...
    New in - Supersoft Honeycomb Blankets
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    New in - Supersoft Honeycomb Blankets

    Our new double-sided blankets are luxuriously soft and warm. Part of the Woolmill's eye-catching geometric range, a Supersoft Honeycomb throw makes a fun and bright edition to any interior. Four colour ways are available... For...
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
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    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

        Back in February, Chief Executive Alex Paterson welcomed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to Edinburgh Castle with some extra special gifts (look out for the Knockando Woolmill teddy) from...
    Dobcross Pattern Chain
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    Dobcross Pattern Chain

    When we want to weave a new item on the Dobcross loom, a new Dobcross pattern chain needs to be created. This chain distinguishes the pattern of what is woven, such as tartan scarves or...
    Berry Burn Community Fund - New Machinery
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    Berry Burn Community Fund - New Machinery

    The machinery purchased with the generous assistance from the Berry Burn Community Fund has led to significant savings in both time and materials in our workshop. This modernisation will allows us to produce...
    Edinburgh Yarn Festival - Fruity Knitting Podcast
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    Edinburgh Yarn Festival - Fruity Knitting Podcast

    We were delighted to exhibit at the Edinburgh Yarn Festival from the 15th - 17th March at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange. This was our third time attending the event, which sees thousands of yarn enthusiasts gather...
    Dalrachie Escapees!
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    Dalrachie Escapees!

    As you may know, we have been busy carding and spinning wool from North Country Hill Cheviot Ewes from nearby Dalrachie Farm.The ewes were born, bred and raised on the rugged...
    Red Roof Coffee - Now Open
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    Red Roof Coffee - Now Open

    Red Roof Coffee is the brand new coffee shop at Knockando Woolmill. Focussing on a range of high quality coffee and fresh home bakes, Red Roof Coffee is situated within...
    Woolmill Open for Seventh Season!
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    Woolmill Open for Seventh Season!

    The Knockando Woolmill visitor centre, shop and Red Roof Coffee reopens to the public today at 10:00 AM for its 7th season!      Visitor Centre and Shop: Tuesday - Sunday, 10:00...
    Red Roof Coffee, Visitor Centre & Shop
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    Red Roof Coffee, Visitor Centre & Shop

    The Knockando Woolmill visitor centre, shop and Red Roof Coffee will reopen to the public on Tuesday (27th of March) for its 7th season! Our café has undergone a facelift...
    Easter Workshops
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    Easter Workshops

    Easter Workshops         Yarn Easter EggsCome and have an 'egg-citing' time at the Woolmill on the 3rd of April from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM. Suitable for all...
    New in - Undyed North Country Cheviot Yarn
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    New in - Undyed North Country Cheviot Yarn

    We are proud to introduce our new range of North Country Cheviot yarn... The wool for this range was sourced from Dalrachie Farm, located just 12 miles from the Woolmill. Sourcing the...
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    Edinburgh Yarn Festival 2018

    Knockando Woolmill are delighted to be exhibiting at The Edinburgh Yarn Festival this weekend! This will be the third time we have attended the event, which sees thousands of yarn...
    The First Crafternoon Session of the Year!
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    The First Crafternoon Session of the Year!

    Come along to the Woolmill on Easter Sunday (1st April) and take part in our inaugural Crafternoon! Suitable for all skills, bring a new or current project and make new friends with like-minded...
    Mother's Day Gift Edit
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    Mother's Day Gift Edit

    It's time to buy your Mum a much deserved gift for Mother's Day.Treat her to something luxury and special with our gift edit... 1. Esja Teddy BearLambswool teddy made from our popular...
    New in - Carnival Block Check Throws
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    New in - Carnival Block Check Throws

    Our new lambswool block check throws make a welcome splash of colour to any interior! Carnival Check Throw (Royal Blue & Teal), £85.00 Carnival Check Throw (Rhubarb & Rose), £85.00 Carnival...
    Volunteer Tour Guides
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    Volunteer Tour Guides

    We are looking for enthusiastic, outgoing and committed individuals to join our growing team of Volunteer Tour Guides. Open to anyone over the age of 18, experience in delivering tours...
    The North Country Cheviot - Everything You Need to Know!
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    The North Country Cheviot - Everything You Need to Know!

      • In 1791, Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster brought 500 "long hill" ewes from the Cheviot Hills near the English borders to his estate in Caithness, with the aim...
    Work in Progress: North Country Cheviot Wool Yarn
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    Work in Progress: North Country Cheviot Wool Yarn

    We are proud to introduce our upcoming range of North Country Cheviot Wool Yarn. The wool for this range was sourced from Dalrachie Farm, located just 12 miles from the...
    Edinburgh Yarn Festival
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    Edinburgh Yarn Festival

    We are delighted to be attending the UK's Premier Hand Knitting Show from the 15th - 17th March at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange. This will be our third time attending the event and we can't wait...

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