Gents Cowl

Gents Cowl

(3 customer reviews)

Gents cowl in the oceans of blue net stitch


“In island culture, the herring girl is viewed as a hardworking, strong woman who was not scared of hard graft. I hope, through the Herring Girl collection, we can pay tribute to their resilience and thank them for keeping these unique traditions alive for us to take on.”
Herring Girl Knitwear was established in Autumn 2019 with the first showing of its inaugural CY range at The Royal National Mod – the Gaelic language’s premier cultural festival.
Five handknitters on Barra are producing high-quality clothing such as guernseys (fisherman’s jumper), scarves, shawls, hats and gloves as well as cushion covers and bed throws for the home.
The luxury handknits have gathered a healthy local following with demand growing since its launch. Herring Girl has now secured orders from all over the world and is now working in partnership with some retailers across the west Highlands and Islands to stock the woollens.
Herring Girl Knitwear is the brainchild of Founder and Designer Margaret Anne Elder in the Isle of Barra. Find out more at

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3 reviews for Gents Cowl

  1. Babette (verified owner)

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    The colours of the item were not as expected/shown in image, and deemed too feminine for the recipient. The transaction however was very pleasant and the item very nicely packaged.

  2. leslie MacKenzie (verified owner)

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  3. robert s. (verified owner)

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    also beautifully knitted, lovely pattern & colours

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