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Tartan

  • The Red Red Rose Tartan

    We are delighted to present the Red Red Rose tartan, created here at Lochcarron of Scotland. The beautiful Red Red Rose tartan has been designed specially in celebration of both Burns Night and Chinese New Year, to mark the occasion when both fall on the 25th of January 2020. While festivities

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  • The Wonders of Wool

    At Lochcarron of Scotland we are known as the world’s leading manufacturer of tartan, with quality at the core of our tartan production process. The very first step in ensuring the world-renowned quality of our tartan is ensuring the quality of the fibres we use. The traditional and best choice

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  • Creating the Official Solheim Cup Tartan

    The Solheim Cup 2019 is taking place at Gleneagles, Scotland next month. Ahead of the competition we reflect on creating the official Solheim Cup tartan, commissioned by Visit Scotland. Here at Lochcarron we’re proud to be involved in Scotland hosting such a prestigious golfing event.

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  • Weaving the RDA Official Tartan

    This year Lochcarron created the Riding for the Disabled Association official tartan, in celebration of the charity’s 50-year anniversary. We’re delighted to share an insight into the design process and production of the bright, colourful official RDA tartan.

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  • How your Kilt is Made

    Have you ever wondered just how your kilt comes together?  In this journal post we've put together the final stages, showing just how your kilt comes together. The first stage to creating your kilt, involves measuring up the customer.  The first set of measurements are taken from the hipbone.

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  • For the Love of Tartan - Weaving For Doddie

    At Lochcarron of Scotland we are incredibly proud to support and to weave Doddie'5 Tartan.   Our long standing customers and friends at Scotland Shop have, through their incredible relationship with Doddie, this year launched ‘Doddie'5 Tartan’ designed in house by them, to support, ‘My Name'

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  • Producing The Lochcarron X Friends Of Cancer Research UK Scarf

    In 2017 Lochcarron of Scotland were approached by the Selkirk Committee for Cancer Research UK to discuss a special collaboration that would help to fund further research into Cancer. We at Locharron, are very proud to be part of the collaboration producing this beautiful scarf that has twice sold

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  • Why does Queen Elizabeth II Wear Royal Stewart tartan?

    There are a number of tartans that have a longstanding relationship with the British Royal family. One that is perhaps most commonly seen worn by the Royal household is the aptly named Royal Stewart tartan. As is the case with most tartans, there are several variations on the ‘Stewart’ tartan, a

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  • The History of The Kilt

    Think ‘Scotland’ and you probably imagine three things: haggis, bagpipes and kilts. Although these are stereotypes, they undoubtedly form part of the nation’s identity and history. The most prominent of them all? It has to be the kilt—a standard item of men’s Highland Dress. A ‘true Sco

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  • What Tartan Can I Wear?

    We Scots are renowned the world over for our feisty spirit and propensity to party. Arguably, when it comes to festivities, nobody does it better than us.   The same can be said of our penchant for occasion dressing. After all, nothing says celebration like a full kilt outfit! Whether you are

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