• Clutter Or Creativity?

    We wanted to take you through how we like to work while in the studio, so here is a little insight into what we do and how we design our knitwear.      “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?” Albert Einstein. We don’t pretend to be tidy […]

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  • Caring for your lambswool garments

    Our knitted fashion 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 garments will last a very long time. Below we have put together our top tips to […]

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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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  • Christmas Last Order Dates

    Christmas is fast approaching and many of you are looking to treat your loved ones. Anyone looking to purchase from us this Christmas please take note of the following final postage dates for orders.   UK Tuesday 19th December – Standard Delivery Wednesday 20th December – Royal Mail Special Delivery Thursday 21st December – Royal […]

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  • Personalised Gift Wrap

    Free gift wrap is available on all of our online orders and this includes personalisation.  All you have to do is leave your special request in the ‘Order Notes’ box when processing your order online.  Whether it’s a special occasion, inspiration for the gift wrap design or even a favourite colour, we would love to […]

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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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  • 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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