• PomPom

    Welcome to Mixter Maxter pompoms.  Each month we will show you how to make a new pompom as part of our #pompomsocial project. Find out more about the project here – http://mixtermaxter.com/mixter-maxter-pompom-social-product-launch/ Purchase one of our pompom makers.

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  • Waves in ink Cashmere Inspiration

    Here at Mixter Maxter Knitwear until now we have created our collections solely using Scottish Lambswool.  This year we have been given the opportunity to collaborate with Hawick Knitwear through Scotland Re:Designed.  This has enabled us to benefit from the Hawick Cashmere heritage and experience to progress our designs in a new direction. Cashmere is one of the finest […]

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  • Hawick Knitwear visit

    Here at the Mix Max studio we love throwing ourselves into every opportunity & seeing what comes back!  When we won an opportunity, through Scotland Re-Designed, to work with Hawick knitwear to create a cashmere range we were over joyed at the opportunity if not a little overwhelmed.  Studio wall bursting with ideas, where did we start?  […]

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  • Mixter Maxter Logo Caring for your Lambswool

    We recommend that your Mixter Maxter Knitwear is gently washed after being worn three or four times.  Lambswool knitwear can be hand-washed or dry cleaned.  We recommend hand-washing, following these simple guidelines: 1. Your Mixter Maxter Knitwear should be hand washed in lukewarm water (35 Degrees C) using wool shampoo or a similar type of […]

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  • Pet Competition

    Santa’s busiest time of year is getting closer & he needs your help. To launch our latest collection of Limited Edition Christmas Scarves we are recruiting all the help we can for Santa this year. Simply take a photo of your pet in one of our twist scarves with Reindeer Antlers or a Rudolph Red nose […]

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  • Kids Competition: ‘Design a Scarf’ Entries

    To launch our brand new collection of kids accessories we thought it would be fun to ask the next generation of designers to ‘Design us a scarf’. Overwhelmed by the incredible response, we wanted to share the fun creativity of our Kids competition with you. Mixter Maxter Kids collection available now Here are the entries - Click on [...] Continue Reading
  • Kids Competition Kids Competition

    To launch our brand new collection of kids accessories we want you to design us a scarf. Simply collect a design sheet from The Studio Shop in Kirkwall, or if you can’t make it past the shop you can download the sheet here on the Mixter Maxter blog. Using the template provided design a scarf […]

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  • Introducing Mixter Maxter

    We would like to introduce our new sister brand Mixter Maxter which is a rebrand of our popular KS knitwear collection.  After splitting the collections last year to allow them their freedom to grow in different directions we have decided to rebrand the KS Knit collection further to Mixter Maxter. Mixter Maxter is a Scottish word meaning […]

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  • Moodboard Pier Arts Centre Exhibition – Form & Function – Eight Orkney Makers

    ‘Form & Function – Eight Orkney Makers’ is on show at the PAC, however in addition to visiting the beautiful exhibition we wanted to bring the exhibition to those who can’t visit it as well as a bit more interpretation about why we choose what to exhibit.   At KS HQ, one common feature in […]

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  • Behind the scenes at the Pier Arts Centre Exhibition – Form & Function – Eight Orkney Makers

    Here at KS HQ we were honoured to be invited to take part in the current exhibition – ‘Form & Function – Eight Orkney Makers’ at the Pier Arts Centre in Stromness. A treasure trove of art and a beautiful gallery space itself, the Pier Arts Centre is a place of continual inspiration and community […]

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