Harris Tweed


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a loosely woven tweed made in the Outer Hebrides

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Since publicity shots were released in July makers of the Harris Tweed have been overwhelmed by the level of interest in the cloth by fans.
And now the KM group, on Lewis, which makes 95 per cent of Harris Tweed, is a takeover target for a major textile firm from Turkey.
He'll be joined by Harris Tweed creative director Mark Hogarth, style awards founder Mary McGowne and photographer Eustace.
Shortly after marrying Maureen in 1991, whom he had met on the beach at Luskentyre, it was decided the time had come to rejuvenate his Harris Tweed business or quit it for good.
Leading brands in the fashion world are also beginning to take notice, with the sisters having recently won sponsorship from Harris Tweed.
Harris Tweed is 5-1 joint-second favourite with Ladbrokes for a race run this year as the Worthington's Champion Shield Stakes, but trainer William Haggas said: "One will run and at the moment Harris Tweed is definitely the more unlikely.
THE most enterprising Scot of the year award must surely go to weaver Donald MacKay, who sent a sample of his Harris tweed to Nike and won the biggest order of his life.
All-weather racing rules today and HARRIS TWEED (6.
The Group 3 - which will this year be run as the Worthington's Champion Shield Stakes - attracted 19 entries yesterday, with Colombian and Harris Tweed (115) the highest-rated entries.
The company which controls the Harris Tweed industry could soon finally have a new owner.
Harris Tweed has not run since finishing third behind Red Cadeaux in the Yorkshire Cup in May but can turn the tables on that old adversary with conditions in his favour.
The sale of the biggest maker of Harris Tweed is moving to its conclusion.
The Haggas family THE Haggas-bred, owned and trained Harris Tweed bids to give the father-and-son team of Brian and William a third taste of stakes success today in the Group 3 Betfred September Stakes (2.
The future of Harris Tweed looks safe as nearly 100 firms have lodged an interest in buying the largest player in the industry, the KM Group, which is up for sale with a pounds 5million price tag.
Home of Harris Tweed The Outer Hebrides is home to the luxurious Harris Tweed, which is hand woven by islanders using only local wool.