Islay Woolen Mill

26 Mar

Owner and Miller Gordon Covell gives us a short tour of the historic mill, how the machines work, and what goes into making some of the best tartan in the world. I have a couple of pieces made from their Rob Roy tartan, including one of my favorite flat caps. The Islay Woolen Mill has also produced plenty of other pieces for the movies, including the Braveheart Tartan, tweed for Forrest Gump, Far and Away, and The Legend of Baggar Vance.


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  1. Shopping without Money | The Tweed Cowboy

    6 April 2010 at 14:14

    [...] As I mentioned, I needed a brown tie and I put one of my new acquisitions into use quickly with the following outfit featuring a Pierre Cardin tie, a Uniqlo sweater vest, and my tweed cap from the Islay Wollen Mill. [...]

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