• Guest blog Sonja Kainonen

    Hi there! My name is Sonja and I am a master’s student at University of Strathclyde, studying Environmental Entrepreneurship. I come from Finland, but have had a privilege to call Scotland my home for the past 4 years. After working for 3 and a half years in hospitality and marketing I decided I wanted to […]

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  • Introducing #farmherkerry!

    Explain who you are and what you do? I support my Mum and Dad with their beef farm in South Ronaldsay and also do freelance reporting. I moved to Dundee when I was 16 to study for an honours degree in Mental Health and Counselling. During my time living “doon sooth” I got the opportunity […]

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  • Guest Post from Coco

    Hello, my name is Coco and I am doing a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. Why am I writing a blog post for Mixter Maxter you might ask? As part of a course offered by Strathclyde University, I am collaborating with Mixter Maxter to run an experiment exploring […]

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  • Why We Love Wool!

    Over the last year, I have watched and listened to the Vegan movement with interest, as one of the main aims of Mixter Maxter is to support farmers and their flocks. It’s always healthy for customers to ask questions about products they buy, how they are made and where they come from.  On that note, […]

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  • Sheep

    Introducing our first blog from our resident vet Willie Stewart.  Willie, began his career in veterinary practice treating all animals great and small before moving onto a post as a ministry vet later in his career covering the areas of Orkney and Shetland.  Willie has now retired from this position and is currently working on […]

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  • 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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