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Leavers Hoodies!

On November 16, 2015, Posted by , In General, With Comments Off on Leavers Hoodies!

Are you nearing the end of your School career this year and looking for leavers hoodies to celebrate this special occasion with your classmates? At Balmoral Knitwear, we have just the thing! We can offer personalised Leavers Hoodies, Zoodies (zip-up Hoodies) in a huge range of colours with your school…

Balmoral Origin

On October 1, 2015, Posted by , In General, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Balmoral Origin

The Balmoral origin -Did you know Balmoral Mill Shop and Coffee Shop started life as the Browns Institute? Browns Institute in Polwarth Street was built with money gifted by Miss Martha Brown of Lanfine Estate in 1864. Her father, Thomas was a surgeon and banker in Glasgow. He lectured at…

History of Balmoral Knitwear’s Labels

On March 10, 2015, Posted by , In General, With Comments Off on History of Balmoral Knitwear’s Labels

A History of Balmoral Knitwear’s labels. With over 120 years to our name, Balmoral Knitwear has seen a few changes over the years. One example of this has been the continuous evolution of the back neck labels sewn in to their products. Up until the Second World War, Balmoral sold…

Embroidery at Balmoral Knitwear

On November 26, 2014, Posted by , In General, With Comments Off on Embroidery at Balmoral Knitwear

A key part of our business, we have been doing embroidery at Balmoral Knitwear for the last 80 years of Balmoral Knitwear’s 120 year history. Embroidery first started here in the early 1930s when the fashion for colourful embroidered waistcoats was popular. “Like women, men embraced clothing styles that enhanced…

5 Generations of the Mackie Family

On October 3, 2014, Posted by , In General, With Comments Off on 5 Generations of the Mackie Family

5 Generations of the Mackie Family First Generation For 5 generations the Mackie family have been involved in the running of Balmoral Knitwear in Galston. Thomas Mackie, who owned a local carpet spinning factory in Stewarton, was the first to become a Director following the company’s incorporation as a private…

Novelty Christmas Party Jumpers

On October 24, 2013, Posted by , In General, With Comments Off on Novelty Christmas Party Jumpers

Why not add one of our novelty Christmas party jumpers to your festive, very bright and cheery! Treat yourself or buy as a gift for your family and friends! At our factory in Scotland, we have knitted a selection of jolly jumpers which will brighten up anyone’s day! Great for…