Established in 1845, Robert Mackie of Scotland is a premium international accessory manufacturer of the finest knitted scarves, hats and gloves using only natural fibres. With beautiful accessories knitted using mainly 100% Pure New Wool, the company has a wealth of experience and craftsmanship.
Everything Robert Mackie produces is made in-house in their factory in Stewarton in Ayrshire; nothing is outsourced - therefore they can proudly label their products “Made in Scotland”.
With three distinct product offerings; a consumer focused MACKIE wholesale collection, Traditional Scottish Headwear (which is where the origins of the company began) and a bespoke design and manufacturing service (which you can find out more details about in the manufacturers' directory listing), Robert Mackie works with many UK high street and global brands and retailers.
With more than 30 styles and a multitude of colours, Robert Mackie's Wholesale Collection draws on the rich textile heritage of Ayrshire. Each collection features indulgent modern wardrobe classics and has made Robert Mackie famous for not only quality Scottish knitted accessories, but for incorporating vibrant colours and patterns. With a low minimum order requirement, in-stock items and flexibility around own branding and alternate colourways, their wholesale offering is adaptable for both retailers and brands alike.
Sustainability is a focus for this manufacturer, and as they only work with pure wool, their products are all made from a sustainable & renewable product. With machines including circular knitting machines, glove machines and Vee Bed knitting machines offering gauges from 3.5 to 12 and allowing for products in jacquard, stitch interest, plain and combinations of these, not only can they offer shaped or seamless hats and scarves finished entirely on the machine, but enhances in their manufacturing processes are moving them closer towards achieving zero waste during production.
A Woolmark licensee and an affiliate of UKFT and Textiles Scotland Robert Mackie of Scotland are also a Sedex member (with SEPA Audit and SMETA Report), and work with the Ethical Trade Initiative.