Limited Edition Wool Blanket by Johnstons of Elgin, in QEST Tartan by Kinloch Anderson


Two of Scotland’s oldest family businesses, Johnstons of Elgin and Kinloch Anderson, have collaborated to produce this limited edition QEST tartan blanket.

Manufactured by Johnstons of Elgin in 100% wool, the blanket features an enlarged scale of the new QEST tartan, designed by Kinloch Anderson in celebration of the 30th anniversary of QEST and the 180th anniversary of the Royal Warrant Holders Association. The setting, or pattern, reflects the Royal Warrant Holders Association Tartan, which is based on the Stewart Tartan – widely worn by the Royal Family and part of their heritage.

Proceeds from the sale of this new tartan will be donated to QEST.

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Since 1791 Johnstons of Elgin has produced the finest woven products from luxurious fibres, ranging from cashmere scarves and throws to historic estate tweed. Their knitwear mill in Hawick, in the Borders, sits at the heart of the Scottish knitting industry, ensuring that their knitted garments are made with the utmost skill and expertise. In 2013, they were granted a Royal Warrant of Appointment to HRH The Prince of Wales, Duke of Rothesay.

Kinloch Anderson, founded in 1868, are experts in tartan and highland dress, and manufacturers and retailers of fine Scottish clothing. The company also designs and produces exclusive tartans and tweeds for individuals, organisations and companies and are proud holders of three Royal Warrants of Appointment.