• 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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  • Why we also love Cashmere

    Cashmere is warmer than lambswool but shares many of the same qualities.  It’s lightweight, breathable, hydrophobic, insulating, odour resistant and seriously soft to the touch.  So soft, we liken it to being wrapped in a marshmallow, it’s the softest material to wear next to your skin especially more delicate areas such as the chin and […]

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  • We love lambswool and here is why

    I know this may sound obvious, but we LOVE lambswool!  It’s hard not too!  This naturally innovative material has been around for centuries and is still renowned for it’s warmth, flexibility and strength.  Proven historically through it’s functionality with fishermen and mountaineers to the continued wear today especially amongst those in extreme sports. Expanding on our […]

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  • Who made my clothes?

    At Mix Max HQ, we believe in full transparency within our brand, we have expanded on our ‘Craftsmanship behind our Mixter Maxter Collection’ blog & film from last year to show your more details behind our collections. Starting on the Northern Archipelagoes of Orkney where we are based & where the majority of our knitwear […]

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  • Inspiration

    A new design can start from anything that sparks our imagination.  It can be something we see everyday, from the rural farmland on the way to the local airport, to St Magnus Cathedral which we pass on our way to the studio or our coastal harbour in Kirkwall, to something which we encounter on our […]

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  • Sustainability and the Environment

      Here at Mixter Maxter knitwear our design launches haven’t always fit the usual fashion calendar, fast-fashion or ever changing trends. A lot of time and creative energy goes into hand making our designs – from paper to products.  Products that are not only functional, but add some colour to your everyday lives.  Coco Chanel […]

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  • Mixter Maxter at Scotland Redesigned / Hawick Knitwear, Hong Kong

    Last December I received the exciting news that Mixter Maxter knitwear was awarded the opportunity to create a collection with Hawick Cashmere.  We also would have the opportunity to show this new collection in Hong Kong. A whirlwind couple of months followed including visiting Hawick, receiving samples in time for Premiere Classe, Paris and then a move […]

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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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