Island at the Edge - from fleece to wool to weave to knitting - specialist producer of yarns, tweeds and designer apparel and knitwear. Traditional skills training - courses available for knitting, crochet, spinning and crofting skills.
Based in Edinbane Isle of Skye, we rear native Hebridean and Black Cheviot sheep. We produce high quality yarns, 5-ply, DK and Aran, which we use to produce top quality hand-knitted sweaters, our specialisms are traditional Ganseys and the Crofters range. We also offer a range of tailored apparel from our own home grown and Skye woven tweed, including kilts and traditional dress.
We also stock a wide range of Shetland wool.
Traditional knitting skills are also taught here on the Croft from Gansey knitting (working on 5 needles) to Intarsia, Fairisle and Aran. Courses available for beginners, intermediates and experts ranging from half day to three days duration. We also offer land-based skills courses including Crofting skills, spinning, weaving, local history and archeology to name a few. Follow us on Facebook - 'Island at the Edge' or Twitter @IslandAtTheEdge for up to date information.