Gilbert Wilson of Hawick - Scottish Knitwear Manufacturer

Gilbert Wilson Hawick Ltd is based in the Borders of Scotland (the home of the Scottish Knitwear Industry) and manufactures knitted hats, scarves, gloves and other fashion accessories.

Gilbert Wilson began trading at the beginning of this century in the year 2000 and is a limited company which was formed by friends Colin Gilchrist and Jim Wilson, who between them have some 90 years experience in the Scottish Knitwear Industry having worked for various well known knitwear companies before setting up their own business. The company is now managed by family members

They have built up the business steadily over the years expanding gradually year by year. The customer base is wide ranging from individual and multiple High Street retailers to Designer Collections in both the UK and overseas.

Their initial market was Scotland and London but they now supply customers throughout the UK, mainland Europe and the wider world including Japan.

Gilbert Wilson work in a variety of yarns including Cashmere, Geelong Wool, Merino Wool, plus other natural fibres

Apart from their Warp Knitting capacity they also offer 8N Shima Seki production and have a range of Glove knitting machines.

Apart from offering their own collection, Gilbert Wilson are also pleased to develop customers own designs and colourways. . Gilbert Wilson are happy to use customers own labels if requested to do so.

We look forward to working with retail outlets