Harris Tweed - The Orb
Harris Tweed®
Labels Policy and Brand Use Rules

The role of the Harris Tweed Authority is to protect and promote the Harris Tweed brand and reputation. We neither make Harris Tweed cloth nor sell Harris Tweed items. To ensure that you help preserve the quality of the brand, it is essential that you read the Labels Policy and Brand Use Rules when using Harris Tweed.

The Harris Tweed® Journal

Word of the Week: Artisanal / Obair-Ciùird

9th September

10 Reasons to love Harris Tweed®

Reason 8: Artisanal/Obair-Ciùird

The Harris Tweed® weaver ties in the yarns by hand.
The Harris Tweed® weaver ties in the yarns by hand.

Woven on treadle-powered looms, Harris Tweed® cloth is crafted by hand without the aid of automation or electricity. Weaver’s skills take months to learn and years to master and every step of the Harris Tweed® process is in the hands of skilled islanders, from dyeing to delivery.

Air fhighe le beairtean le stùil-coise, tha an Clò Hearach air fhighe le làmh às aonais fèin-obrachas no dealain. Bheir e mìosan sgilean breabadair ionnsachadh agus bliadhnaichean gus a thighinn gu làn ìre agus tha a h-uile ceum de phròiseas a’ Chlò Hearaich ann an làmhan eileanaich sgileil, bhon ìre dath gu ìre lìbhrigidh.

Photography by Jackson Tucker Lynch

Read more:

Ten Reasons to Love Harris Tweed®

More Stories

This mark is for your Protection

21st January | archive

Silvery Majesty

19th January | colour match