The Hebridean Woolshed

Artisan Wools from the Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides
Opening at 10:00
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Updates

The Hebridean Woolshed's real shop, here in our high-walled kitchen garden in South Uist, re-opens on Thursday 1st April. We hope to see many of you again after restrictions on travel are lifted.

Thank you everyone for your ever-so-much appreciated support throughout the pandemic! We especially...

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Denise > As fast as I'm spinning and knitting, you're buying. Here's a glimpse of the latest Shetland lace scarf : definitely a seasonal theme with this one! £86 including UK delivery. 22cm x 120cm, approx. Click below to learn more and to contact us to order and pay securely.

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Aran Fingerless Mittens, knitted with Beinn Sgiathan (left) or Hebridean (right). Available as a kit or ready-made. Visit the Hebridean Woolshed website to find out more and order securely.

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Denise > This new lace scarf is knitted with super fine Merino wool. I hand-spun the yarn with a one-of-a-kind concoction of colours, inspired by the seas and skies of winter in Uist.

The scarf is about 22cm wide and 120cm long, and extremely soft and light - and very gentle on the skin.

The p...

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Jonathan > Here's some 'singles' I've been spinning recently. There's a bobbin of 'moorit' (brown) Shetland blended with silk (cream) ; and there's a full bobbin (and another in progress) of a 4-colour blend of pre-coloured merino. These will be plied together to make a luxurious and subtly-col...

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Handspun Flax / Shetland Wool

Two skeins of 2-plied fingering-weight handspun yarn, 18wpi. 50% natural creamy white flax, 50% natural peaty-brown Shetland Wool.

Together, they'd be perfect for light knitted scarf, such as our ever-popular Shetland Lace Scarf

Until 22nd November (or until they'...

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It's that time of year - when our thoughts turn to shades and hues of red, and are all the cheerier and warmer for it. Red is a timeless choice for late autumn, through Christmas and New Year, and the depths of winter.

Reds combined with our ever-popular Shetland Lace Scarf, and that's an ever-...

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Let's hope that the winter 'season' - when we spin, dye, weave, knit and sow - brings us fresh inspiration, in any colour under the sun - except the blues!

Tomorrow's the 30th September - end of the 2020 'season'. All sales on the last day will be discounted by 10% for our 50g balls of yarn (Hebridean, Cheviot, Beinn Sgiathan and Beinn Stac) and the same for our knitting kits containing those yarns. Handspun yarns and selected hand-made garments an...

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Testimonials

a year ago
Lovely little wool shop with some beautiful crafts. Wonderful history. Beautiful gardens. Buy some high quality local crafts and lamb.
- Christopher R
2 years ago
Bought some beautiful wool today to start my first knitting project! It was so hard to pick which colours to buy, there's so much choice and it's so interesting seeing which plants are used to achieve the different colours. The Woolshed is beautiful and the owners were lovely and so helpful, highly recommend!
- Lucie S
3 years ago
Very well curated handmade woollens shop on the hebridean way cycle route. I'd forgotten to bring a hat and I bought the perfect one there. Well worth a visit.
- Jim G

Hand-made : Natural, Local, Personal

Here in the old high-walled kitchen garden at Cille Bhrìghde [West Kilbride] in the Outer Hebrides we spin, dye, knit, crochet, weave and felt with wool - especially the black wool from our own flock of Hebridean sheep! - and other natural fibres and materials. We use the traditional tools and techniques we’ve grown familiar with over nearly forty years in producing a variety of unique and high quality yarns, garments, accessories (including kits).

Everything at the Hebridean Woolshed is made by us, is unique, high quality - and is available exclusively at our small shop or online at our own website - with online shop

The shop in the walled garden is open April to September, normally seven days a week, 10am to 5pm. Occasionally we have to close for half day, or more rarely a full day, so if you're planning a special trip, please call us (01878 700828) or email us the day before to check we'll be open. (Our website is, of course, open 24/7/365 !)


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An Garradh Mor
Cille Bhrighde
Isle of South Uist
HS8 5TT
United Kingdom

Opening Hours

Mon:10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tue:10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wed:10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thu:10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fri:10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sat:10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun:10:00 am – 5:00 pm
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