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Products

Can I wash my Lochcarron product?
The majority of our products are made using the finest wools. We recommend that any of our woollen products are dry cleaned by a professional only. For further information please follow the wash care instructions on the product label. 
Can I order a tartan sample?
We have a full tartan sampling service available. We have three quality/weights of tartan available: Reiver 10 oz lightweight tartan fabric - suitable for tailored goods and accessories Braeriach 13 oz medium weight tartan fabric - suitable for kilts...
What is the difference between pleating to sett or stripe on kilts?
Kilts can be pleated to either the sett or the stripe. Pleating to sett is the pattern running across the pleats to give it the same appearance as the front of the kilt. Pleated to the stripe is the stripe running down each pleat normally this is...
How do I measure for a kilt?
Measuring for a kilt has never been easier with our measuring guide. You will find this under the add to cart button within the kilt product (illustration below). Please feel free to contact our friendly customer service representative if you have any...
My tartan isn't listed on your site?
We offer a world-class design service. We can design a tartan from new or specially weave any registered tartan. Please see the link below or contact our customer service representative for more information.  
How much fabric is required for a Great Kilt?
The Breacan-an-feileadh or Great Kilt (belted plaid) as it is more widely known, is simply a length of light or medium weight tartan fabric, normally measuring between 7 to 9 yards. You can order this from the tartan fabric section. Please note we sell...
How much fabric do I require for a kilt?
The majority of tartan fabrics from stock are woven double width so you will require 3.70 metres for a traditional 8-yard hand sewn made to measure kilt. If the tartan is uncentred i.e. non-matching then we can send you 7.40 single width.  Note...
Which fabric is suitable for upholstery?
We recommend the medium weight for upholstery and soft furnishings. However, the lightweight is more than adequate for soft furnishings such as curtains and cushions. The same can be said for heavyweight as it is equally as suitable for upholstery.
I require my order urgently
If your order is required urgently then please use the express delivery options we have available. You can also use the order comments section at the checkout to state when you require your order for. If you require custom made goods quicker than the...
Is the fabric sold in continuous metres?
Our fabric is sold in continuous metres. For example, if you order three metres of lightweight tartan fabric you will receive a piece of fabric measuring 3.00 metres long by 1.50 metres wide. 
What is the difference between single width and double width fabric?
The difference between single width and double width is simply the width. The single width is just over half the width of the double width. I.e. single width is 32" opposed to double width which is 54" wide. Also, single-width is woven with a traditional...
What is the best way to store my woollen product from Lochcarron of Scotland?
Before caring for your Lochcarron of Scotland product, always check the label for care instructions.  We would recommend keeping your woollen goods away from direct sunlight and heat, in an airtight storage bag. Using a natural moth repellent such...