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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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  • Ingrid’s Travelogue part 1 – Nan Bield

    Hector hit as I was camping in the Lakes last week just as I was about to go to bed. Having grown up on Orkney I would say it made me feel at home.    Waking the next day, a hike into a high fell was on my mind. After thinking about my last visit […]

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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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  • 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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  • Gift Guide

    We love colour here at Mixter Maxter HQ and fully embrace wearing it all year round. Everyone has their own favourite colour, but we also know that many are a bit unsure of how to wear colour. Many of us have admired the brightest option available but have opted for the more practical monochrome version […]

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  • Stocking Fillers

    Whether it’s a Secret Santa or a little extra gift for a loved ones stocking.  These are the perfect little treats this Christmas. Hand knitted christmas pudding covers with an Orkney Soap bath bomb all made here on Orkney. Hand Knitted Christmas Pudding Bath Bomb available now. Who doesn’t love a chocolate orange covered in […]

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  • Men’s Gift Guide

    Earlier this year we asked the lovely Martin to tell us a bit about how he styles his Mixter Maxter knitwear which you can read in his blog Mixter Maxter Menswear.  Keen not to leave the men out this festive season, we thought we would put together some ideas for some knitted gifts for them […]

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  • Adventurers Gift Guide

    All of our collections are made using 100% Scottish lambswool which has been chosen specifically for it’s natural properties which help our customers enjoy the outdoors in greater comfort without compromising on style.  Read more about the benefits of lambswool in our blog looking more at why we choose to work with this naturally innovative […]

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