Clothes & Fashion Accessories in British Wool

Please note that some of the linked websites have items made from non-British wool as well as those made from British wool - please check with the vendor.  Every effort has been made to ensure that, at the time of listing, the vendors below are producing at least some of their items using British wool.  Many are working entirely with British wool.
This list should be regarded as a source of information only and not recommendations by anyone involved with Woolsack.


Links checked and updated March 2016

Clothes - Children

Barnacre Alpacas Knitwear  Babies & Childrens wear hand knit in Barnacre Alpaca yarns.

Layla May Clothing UK  Fashion collection for girls aged 1-6. "Our A/W signature fabric is a tweed which is 100% pure new ‘Authentic Shetland Wool’ from a local Yorkshire mill which has a history of cloth making going back 400 years."

Picaloulou - Beautiful hand knitted clothes and accessories for boy’s and girl’s aged 0-10 years old, made entirely in the UK, from British farmed wool.  Yarn spun by Natural Fibre Company

Clothes - Men.

Miyuki-Zoku  Designer menswear tops include a 100% pure British wool range - scroll down to Fisherman Knit and Cable Knit sweaters

North Sea Clothing - Sweaters for men, most knitted in British wool.

Ramnation  Mens outerwear and accessories made from the wool of Britain's traditional and rare breed sheep.  Natural, renewable, biodegradable. Our wool yarns are made from the fleeces of Britain’s traditional and rare breed sheep, raised in the UK. The wool is organically dyed and spun in Cornwall at a Soil Association certified mill. 

Richmond by Crystal Knitwear "The Richmond Range has been inspired by timeless knitwear classics and we are proud to be a British manufacturer working closely with sustainable British Wool Yarns and to be associated with the Campaign for Wool whose Patron is HRH The Prince of Wales."

S.E.H Kelly  S.E.H Kelly makes an unassuming sort of garment — a garment which is pleasing to wear, when you think about it, satisfying to use, when you need it, but which, the rest of the time, is quiet and simple and modest.  British wool fabrics sourced from a number of traditional mills.

Clothes - Women

Alison Ellen Knitwear "My designs are hand knitted in British wool (Blue Faced Leicester), with the help of a great team of outworkers in the UK. The yarn is spun for me by Diamond Fibres, and I dye my own colours."
Ally Bee women's knitwear.  Jumpers & knitted accessories. All-British natural fibre knitwear crafted in the softest British alpaca and selected luxury British wool yarns.
Dartmoor Tweed  Two collections a year using hand woven tweed direct from the Moor.  Dartmoor Tweed is a community cooperative that makes Tweed from the sheep on Dartmoor.
Di Gilpin  "Di Gilpin is a knitwear design studio based in Scotland dedicated to using the best wools, developing skills and pushing the boundaries of craft and design." In the main uses Scottish wools & supporting more Scottish fleeces being spun in Scotland.
Izzy Lane  "Izzy Lane is a cutting edge and unique ethical luxury brand which has in its short existence, since 2007, established its credentials as one of the leading ethical brands in the world. It is widely recognised as the leading voice of animal welfare in the fashion industry as well as being a leading voice for the use of British Wool and the British Textile Industry"  "The wool of our flock of Wensleydale and Shetland sheep is used in our knitwear and wovens"
Johnstons of Elgin Garments and accessories in Shetland wool.

Llynfi Textiles  "contemporary clothing in traditional materials designed & made by hand in beautiful mid wales"  Organic. Full info about the wool suppliers here

Makepiece "Beautiful clothes with ethics.  Natural yarns from sustainable farming.  Low impact manufacture.  Fair employment.

Our shop sells our current collection, samples and unique pieces as well as carefully chosen accessories from other makers with similar values."
Knitted wool clothes, including wedding dresses and accessories. Also knitted wool baby clothes & accessories
Shepherdess  Herdwick Tweed & Harris Tweed garments & accessories

Clothes - Children and/or Men and/or Women

Anna Söderström Fine Knitwear accessories including shawls & scarves for men, women & children using wools including Yorkshire Wensleydale and UK Cashmere & Alpaca.

Barbara Isbister - Traditional and modern Fair Isle sweaters, hoodies and jackets made on Shetland using Shetland wool.

Eloise Grey  Menswear & Ladies Wool garments. "These garments are all made with British wool. Some of Eloise Grey's jackets and coats are from certified organic Scottish tweed from the Isle of Mull Weavers and others are made from Welsh wool. All are made from undyed yarns from different breeds of sheep such as Manx Loughton, Shetland and Hebridean."

Eribé Knitwear Design  Established in 1986, ERIBÉ Knitwear is a forward-thinking knitwear design house and manufacturer based in Scotland, UK. World-renowned for putting an innovative spin on traditional Scottish knitwear; here at ERIBÉ, we champion natural yarns, craftsmanship and eco-conscious living. Link goes to their handy British Wool search

Etrala London  High-end limited and ethical collections. Each piece is handmade in London using 100% natural fabrics, including British wool

Finisterre Bowmont wool jumper. Read the story of Bowmont Merino sheep in the Devon flock

Flamborough Marine Ltd  Authentic Fisherman’s Ganseys.  Hand-knitted in one piece in the traditional way, using 5-ply worsted wool

Guernsey Knitwear Co  Traditional Guernsey sweaters made on Guernsey

Guernsey Woollens Ltd  High Quality Guernsey Jumpers - Made by us, on Guernsey, for over 3 decades

Hebridean Woolhouse   At The Hebridean Woolhouse we get the undyed fleece of the Hebridean sheep spun into yarn and then knitted or woven into a range of country clothing.  We provide woollen sweaters, waistcoats, cardigans & accessories all suited to a wide range of activities.

Jane Beck  Black Welsh mountain jumper.  Pure Black Welsh Mountain wool which is a deep Chocolate Brown in a chunky plain knit. Ribbed V neck , cuffs & waist for a classic style.
A warm & woolly jumper with natural flecks in the yarn. Hand knitted with sticks! in Llanelli by Janet. These lovely hand made garments take several weeks to knit & are made from pure Welsh wool.  Kaftan shirts in Welsh Flannel

Leith Clothing - Shetland wool jumpers made in Shetland. Unisex adult sizes.

Louise Irvine - Traditional hand made Shetland knitwear

Mati Ventrillon  Inspired by tradition and crafted for life.  Individually designed garments; knitted to shape to give the best fit using organic Shetland wool and Shetland wool, spun in Shetland.

Melin Teifi  Welsh Flannel shirts and smocks are available from Melin Teifi, Dre-fach Felindre, Llandysul, Dyfed, SA44 5UP
Additional information

Michael Ross Fair Isle Knitwear - "Michael Ross offers  Hand Framed production - Made in England.  All our production is hand framed and our knitters are trained to use up to 11 colours in a design."

Monkstone Knitwear - Hand knit garments for men & women. "The yarns that the Monkstone Flock offer are Welsh Black Mountain, Coloured Dorsets and Natural Dorsets. Each season we design based on the yarns we have from the sheep."

Recipy  Luxury custom jackets for men & women.  Our Hartwist cloth is sourced from our British supplier. Porter & Harding Hartwist Tweeds are classic and hardwearing with a firm texture. They are all Wool, 560 grams and made in Scotland. Hartwist is an exclusive world-renowned sporting Tweed and made using 100% Cheviot twist yarn from the wool of Cheviot sheep.  Porter & Harding Glenroyal is sourced from our British supplier. It is exclusive sporting Tweed, 435gms, all Wool Cheviot and made in Scotland. Glenroyal has a soft finish and is the lighter side of medium weight at 435 grams.

Sasha Kagan Studio Knits - Many of Sasha's designs are available ready-made from stock, or to commission if not in stock; all are hand-knitted in Britain by a highly-skilled member of Sasha's team, and then finished in her studio in Wales to ensure the utmost quality. With attention to detail and the best yarns available, they are all individual pieces. Including garments made from Shetland wool.

Shackleton  Sweaters, hats, scarves, mohair socks, men's & unisex designs. "Knitted in Britain exclusively with certified British-grown wool" or British grown mohair for the socks.

Shetland Collection   Traditional and Contemporary knitwear direct from some of the highly skilled knitters in the Shetland Islands, including Fair Isle, lace & contemporary.

Spirit of Shetland - Shetland knitwear, hand frame knitted in Shetland homes.

Sweaterbox  Sweaters & hats for men, women & children. All wool carries BWMB mark & company produces only British wool garments

Weft Blown - Scarves hand woven in British wool, including hand dyed Shetland. Located west coast Scotland.

Clothes and Accessories

@OrkneySarah - Handknitted, handspun hats using wool from sheep on Sanday, Orkney

Ardalanish Isle of Mull Weavers - Woven & knitted clothes & accessories for men & women in organic wool from breeds including Hebridean, Manx, Shetland.

Baa Ram Ewe  Our British Wool socks are spun at a local Yorkshire mill and made using traditional skills and techniques in Leicestershire. With a flat seam finish and a soft grip toe, these wool socks will keep your toes toasty and dampness at bay.

Barnacre Alpacas - Accessories and knitwear for men, women and children made from the farm's natural undyed Alpaca fibre from named Alpacas.

Corrymoor Mohair - Mohair socks from the organic Angora Goats on Corrymoor Farm in Devon.  Also mohair scarves

Fair Close Ryelands - Scarves & wraps woven in natural undyed wool from the farm's flock of  white & coloured Ryeland sheep

Fair Isle Textile Workshop - Kathy Coull produces a range of knitted and woven clothes & accessories on Fair Isle using local Fair Isle wool & fleece.

Fowberry Alpacas  Knitwear & accessories in alpaca yarn from Fowberry herd of alpacas

From Fleece to Fabric  I design one off garments and for clients as well. Garments may seem expensive but will last for years ,are original designs taken from various  research themes from my sketchbook.  Using naturally coloured  British fleece and naturally dyed.

Glencroft  Glencroft knitwear and countrywear from Richard Sexton & Co.  Products include hats, jumpers, jackets, accessories.  All British wool, some named breeds.   Contact to find your local retailer or on-line options

Harris Tweed Hebrides  Fashion & accessories for men & women made in Harris Tweed

Hebridean Isles Trading Company - Hand knitted sweaters, clothing & accessories all knitted using Colonsay and Oransay wool from Blackface & Hebridean Sheep. Also woven and Harris Tweed clothing and accessories. Online ordering

Helen Chatterton - Scarves, ties, accessories in tweed & Harris Tweed

Island Stitches - Hebridean knitwear (most to order) in Harris Tweed knitting yarn and Sweaters in worsted British yarn.  Also Harris Tweed scarves

Joanna Hunter Knitwear - Joanna researches old Fair Isle patterns and designs as well as following global fashion trends to create a unique collection of contemporary Shetland Knitwear, mainly made from Shetland wool. (note, some from non-British lambswool & cotton)

John Lewis - They do stock some British wool items, which vary by season, but the link takes you to the search of their website which will show what they're stocking at any one time

Lancashire Farm Wool - "We make everything from mittens,hats,sweaters & shawls to knitted & woven throws & rugs" All made using wool from local Lancashire Sheep. For sale in local outlets including Greenlands Farm Village, Tewitfield & Posh Sardine, Arnside.

Loch Morar Crafts - "Individually designed and crafted at Bracara. Each woollen item is made from Natural Wool. A combination of Shetland, Hebridean and Cheviot wools are used in various colours to make unique fashion accessories. The Hebridean and Cheviot wool is from our own flock on the croft."

New Forest Mohair - Woven Scarves in pure kid mohair spun in Cornwall, woven in Wales and hand-dyed on the farm.

Peregrine Clothing - Knitwear & accessories.  This search gives all their British wool products

Pistyll Gwyn Alpacas - Handspun, handwoven & handknitted Alpaca garments

Purl Alpaca Designs - Made to order clothes & accessories in undyed colours of yarn from local alpacas

Roobedo - Classic, contemporary Harris Tweed clothing, accessories and gifts handmade in Scotland.

SheepSheep - Knitwear & accessories in Harris Tweed & undyed Jacob & Welsh wool

Shetland Handspun - Natural and naturally dyed handspun Shetland wool is knitted into Fair Isle and lace accessories, shawls and sweaters.

Skye Weavers - Scarves, shawls, accessories, womenswear woven & made on Isle of Skye on bicycle pedal-powered loom

StarChild Alpacas  Shawls, scarves & hats

Swaledale Woollens  Wide range of high quality woollen knitwear, such as Sweaters, Cardigans, Hats, Rugs, Scarves and Socks hand-crafted from pure British Swaledale, Wensleydale & Welsh wool

SweaterOnLine  Sweaters & Accessories made in Britain. Search results quickly show all the British wool items

The Honorwood Flock - Beautifully Hand-crafted Knitwear and Woven Items - all Locally Produced.  Hats, scarves, jumpers, jackets & stoles

The Knitting Gift Shop - Scarves, wrist warmers & handbags in undyed Shetland & Jacob.

The Shilasdair Shop Aran sweaters, hats, scarves & other accessores in undyed Shetland & dyed Scottish Merino. Buy at shop, Isle of Skye, or order through website

Thistle & Broom - Handmade knitwear including traditional Shetland

Woolyknit Mens, Ladies, Unisex & Accessories knitwear, British made using 100% British wool.


Alexander James  British wool tweed hats & caps

Beilidu Manx Loaghtan Sheep  Hand spun and hand knitted gloves, mittens, hats & scarves using natural undyed Manx Loaghtan wool from the sheep on the farm.

BlackHouse Harris Tweed Handbags & Luggage  The BlackHouse Own-Label Collection brings you modern Scottish Style, Heritage and Tradition with our range of luxury handwoven Harris Tweed bags.

Cherchbi  Bags, Holdalls & other accessories in Herdwick tweed

Cotswold Vale Alpacas  Hand knitted accessories using Alpaca yarn from the farm's herd

Crookabeck Angoras  Crookabeck kid mohair has been spun, knitted and dyed into soft, comfortable, hardwearing socks now available to buy online.  We also produce a range of mohair products, including socks, scarves and stoles

Exmoor Horn Wool  “Thoroughly Exmoor” Socks — Welly Socks and Shooting Hose.  Grown on Exmoor by Exmoor Horn sheep

Fowlescombe Fabrics  Woven wraps, stoles & scarves using wool from the farms' organic Fowlescombe flock of Manx Loaghtan and Hebridean rare breed sheep

Heathylee Guanaco  100% British Guanaco Handwoven Shawls & Handknitted Scarves from Heathylee's herd of Guanaco farmed in the Peak District.

Hentilagets - Hats & accessories hand knitted using hand gathered & hand spun wool in Voe, Shetland.  Contact Margaret Anderson: margaretvoe (AT) btinternet (DOT) com

John Arbon  - Range of socks including British wool and Exmoor Blueface wool

Julia Complin  Hand woven scarves, shawls and home textiles using British wool & alpaca

Kempadoo Millar  Luxury male & female flat caps made in Yorkshire using local wool cloth

Laura's Loom - Range of scarves woven from Bluefaced Leicester wool sourced from the Yorkshire Dales. Also wool walking socks in BFL or blend BFL & Black Welsh Mountain wool

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Millfields Rare Breeds - Wrist warmers hand knitted using Hebridean and Boreray wool

Nielanell Handmade  Niela dyes & spins sumptuous art yarns incorporating fleece & fibre from different breeds (& wide range other fibres/fabrics) which are then knitted into one-off cherishable pieces by Niela's mum.

Pauline Walsh - Taking the environment of Shetland as inspiration, a range of felted fashion accessories and vessels using Shetland fleece & lambswool

Romney Marsh Wools  Scarves woven in British Merino and Romney lambswool plus other accessories

Roses Workshop - I design & create unusual fashion accessories at my workshop in Lancashire. My favourite textiles  Wool, include Shetland, Jacobs, Alpaca & rare breeds like Manx Loaghtan.

SamanthaGrig - Luxury handmade accessories using 100% British wool, including wool from named breeds.

Shana - Handbags & other accessories produced on Shetland using 100% Shetland wool and original Fair Isle Patterns.

Shielagh Tacey - Handwoven scarves & wraps. Details for each item say if made using British wool

Shetland Lace Shawls - Shetland based company specialising in genuine Shetland fine lace.  Shawls, stoles, wraps & accessories including bespoke.

The Border Mill  We mainly offer a bespoke service, making yarn and textiles to order, but we’ve also got a gallery of handwoven scarves, wraps, throws, cushions and blankets ready to buy.

The North Circular  Hand knitted accessories.  "We believe in sustainable natural fibres and scour for the finest yarns of the UK which are then dyed to GOT standards. The production cycle also helped to seal our choice of name, as the wool passes through a 120 mile 'north circular' route from field to scourer, spinner to dyer, on to knitter."

The Toft Alpaca Shop   Alpaca knitted accessories

Town End Alpacas  Handknitted hats and scarves made in our pure alpaca yarn from the Lake District. These are all made individually by a small band of hand knitters.
Our woven scarves are made in Scotland and Wales or hand woven by us from our yarns.

Trakke  Harris Tweed Messenger Bags & Backpacks

WestYeo Textiles - Assorted items, many hand knitted or woven using wool from the farm's flock coloured & white Leicester Longwool sheep