• Pompom Collection

    It started with our love of the humble pompom which we started sharing at our Pompom Socials, where we teach local groups how to make a pompom using our new pompom makers in exchange for volunteering your time to make us pompoms for our new products. Starting with our own lambswool yarn, it has evolved […]

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  • How to make Halloween Pompoms

    This month we are sharing how to make Halloween inspired pompoms including a bat, pumpkin, spider and even a ghost.  To find out more watch the video below & share your pompoms with us by sending them to – info@mixtermaxter.com Purchase one of our pompom makers.

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  • Ordering Guide

    Terms & Conditions Ordering Guide – We want you to be happy with your order and to receive the best customer service.  Below are some details to help make ordering as easy as possible. There is also more details in our Terms & Conditions which can be read here. ORDERING Items that are in stock […]

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  • Lesley’s Trek to Machu Picchu in aid of Age Scotland

    We are continually inspired by our customers here at Mixter Maxter.  We especially love hearing about your adventures and how our knitwear features.  It helps us develop our products to help you enjoy the outdoors whilst still looking stylish.  It’s really important to us here at the studio that our products have a longevity so […]

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  • A closer look at Colour

    Taking the colours from our inspirational images, the next step is to apply these to our designs but let’s start by taking a journey into the history of colour and looking closer at some of our most commonly used colours in our collections. Colour originated when humans started to use pigments as an alternative to […]

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  • Peedie Me

    Mixter Maxter twists and headbands for your Peedie Me. Peedie – Orcadian word for small If you would like any of our knitwear in a smaller size for your children, so your Mixter Maxter knitwear can match all you have to do is get in touch with your request. We created our new kids collection with […]

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  • Colour Inspiration

    There is a serious love of colour here at the Mixter Maxter studio and we are always looking for new ways to add colour to your everyday lives.  Earlier this year we looked at the inspiration behind our collections for Fashion Revolution week to share more transparency behind what we do and who makes our […]

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  • Orkney words –

    On our Northern Archipelago of Orkney, Scots is the language which is spoken, however some of our words & dialect are unique to our islands.  It’s similar in many parts to our neighbouring islands of Shetland, but not quite the same.  The language spoken on Orkney is called Orcadian. Norse was spoken in Orkney when […]

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  • Pom-pom social party with Age Scotland Orkney

    Last week we piloted our latest charity collaboration with Age Scotland Orkney – our first Pom-Pom social Party.  Always keen to support and work with local charities, this year we wanted to help with more than a donation of money by volunteering our time and providing a social opportunity for those who also wanted to volunteer theirs.  We […]

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  • Functional design for the everyday

    Looking beyond the colour and patterns found in our knitwear, the raw materials used to create them and the people who put these together, our products have a practical element where they enable you to enjoy the outdoors & an active lifestyle without comprising on style or the environment.  Don’t just take our word for […]

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