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  • Who Made My Clothes Part 2 –

    Who remembers Ann from last years Fashion Revolution!  Ann is our local knitter here on Orkney and has worked with us since the very beginning of our knitwear collections.  Ann has been busy helping us improve the quality of our knitwear learning how to use jacquard knitting, mastering this machinery which has been on her […]

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  • Caring for your lambswool accessories

    Our knitted accessories collections are created using 100% Scottish lambswool which is chosen for it’s naturally innovative properties to make functional products without compromising on your style or impacting heavily on the environment.  When cared for properly, our lambswool accessories will last a very long time. Below we have put together our top tips to […]

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  • Benefits of Lambswool in the Home

    Lambswools naturally innovative properties make it a great choice for interiors.  This year we introduced a new home accessories collection of cushions and throws made from 100% Scottish Lambswool.  Take a closer look at the benefits of lambswool in our we love lambswool blog. With even more benefits to using wool in the home, brings […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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