Uist Wool have collaborated with skilled Harris Tweed weaver Taobh Tuath Tweeds to create a range of stunning cloths that show off the natural beauty of our yarns.
Our Harris Tweeds are woven with our own Uist Wool yarns, giving them several unique qualities that really make them stand out. Our yarns are spun from undyed, locally sourced wool with provenance, on heritage machinery giving them a distinct individual character. Taobh Tuath Tweeds uses a heritage Hattersley loom to weave single-width cloth of exemplary quality. We commission very small batches of this exclusive cloth and are very proud that is bears the distinctive Harris Tweed branding.
“The rare character and beauty of HARRIS TWEED is attributable to the fact that it is the only fabric produced in commercial quantities by truly traditional methods anywhere in the world. Hundreds of distinctive patterns developed over the centuries, each unique but unmistakably HARRIS TWEED with its characteristic subtle designs in complex natural shades.” (Harris Tweed Authority)
Let us introduce you to the full range:
Manach Monk is Harris Tweed from Uist Wool yarn spun from a blend of soft, bouncy Cheviot from a single croft on Benbecula and wild Hebridean fleece fibres create this pale grey blend of elegant and subtle herringbone cloth. Ideal for a luxurious garment, light jacket, or stunning soft furnishings, Manach is a single-width cloth at 75cm wide.
Manach Dorcha Dark Monk is Harris Tweed from Uist Wool yarn spun from the same Cheviot and Hebridean fibres as Manach, but blended in different proportions, this is a darker characterful and textured moody grey cloth. Ideal for a warm skirt, light jacket, or stunning soft furnishings, Manach Dorcha is a single-width cloth at 78cm wide.
Mòine is a Harris Tweed woven from two different Uist Wool yarns – deepest natural brown from wild Hebridean fleece, and delicate grey stripes to create this striking and uniquely patterned cloth, striping asymmetrically along the width into decreasing bands. Ideal for a luxurious garment, light jacket, or stunning soft furnishings, Mòine is a single-width cloth at 78cm wide.
Salann salt, a creamy natural cheviot white cloth delicately seasoned with dark soft Shetland fibre breaking up the simple profile of the twill pattern weave in this exclusive and unique artisanal cloth. A distinctive and characterful medium-weight wool cloth, ideal for soft furnishings and warm clothing, Salann is a single-width cloth at 72cm wide.
Treunar Hero is a Harris Tweed woven from several different Uist Wool yarns in an intricate pattern to create this stunning variegated check that would make a truly special piece of simple and elegant outer-wear. Treunar is available as a single-width cloth at 75cm wide.