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Howlin’ by Morrison

Not Just for Christmas: A True Fairisle Is a Serious Piece of Craftsmanship

Fair Isle knits are a simple and easy way to inject some colour and warmth into any winter wardrobe. Once the unwanted Christmas present the Fairisle jumper is now officially the on-trend statement knit of winter 2011/12. The Fairisle design has also been picked up by the mid to higher end designers, who – as with the high street stores – have experimented with colours, designs and base items to create a cleaner cut, more wearable item.  The generic technique however, has expanded, creating more patterns and allowing greater flexibility... Read More

The Curious Name: Howlin’ by Morrison

Howlin’ the Scottish slang for ‘smelly’…   Howlin’ by Morrison are based in Belgium, but are in fact experts of British and Irish knitwear, sourcing the finest fabrics from small, independent weavers and distributing it to selected retailers from their Antwerp base. Their philosophy was to bring quality knitwear on the market. In order to do so, they went to Scotland, which is known for creating the finest knitwear in the world. Now into their second generation of family ownership, Patrick and Jan Olyslager the two brothers who took over... Read More