Heritage

McGeorge of Scotland: finest yarn - top knitwear since 1880

Our Heritage

Women working in a knitting factory
The bridge on the river Nith
A worker knitting at a machinery
Mills in Dumfries, Scotland
Women working in a knitting factory

An innovative vision since the beginning

Scotland 1881 - Our founder, Mr James C. McGeorge, was a visionary man who made his dream come true: from his family tiny knitting workshop in Dumfries, to the revolutionary farm employing women for the first time, up to the mill producing high quality cachmere, shetland and cotton sweaters

An icon of style in the Sixties

By the middle of XX, McGeorge of Scotland is one of the most celebrated Scottish brands all over the world - together with Ballantyne, Barrie, Pringle of Scotland,Todd&Duncan.
Icons of style and glamour of the Sixties - such as Steve McQueen - love wearing our sophisticated sweaters and handmade intarsia.

McGeorge's old factory in Scotland
Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway
Grace Kelly wearing knitwear
Vogue cover featuring McGeorge knitwear
Jean Seberg wearing knitwear