Hand Intarsia Cashmere Jumper

My first front cover | S Magazine

What an incredible moment to see my knitwear on the front cover of S Magazine this weekend! The front cover showcasing the Edin Hand Intarsia cashmere jumper geometric jumper knitted in 100% cashmere in the Scottish Borders and Elsa metallic jacquard lounge trousers in a merino cashmere blend, knitted in Britain. My gold Alina dress and Aurora…

The Alpaca Collection

Genevieve Sweeney has hand-selected fleece from The Border Mill’s herd of Alpacas to create unique yarn, spun from family connections within the herd to give a distinctive, individual look and feel with blends of natural colours. The micro mill processes the fleece through modern machinery to the highest standard; attention to detail is noted at…

Experiences of Manufacturing in the UK

  Six months ago, I successfully went through the Virgin StartUp Scheme and received funding for my premium knitwear label, Genevieve Sweeney Limited. All the manufacturing is produced within the British Isles, and this was a key value that I wanted the brand to hold. My background, before launching my label, was designing and developing…

The Alpaca Edit

Genevieve Sweeney has hand-selected fleece from The Border Mill’s herd of Alpacas to create unique yarn, spun from family connections within the herd to give a distinctive, individual look and feel with blends of natural colours. The micro mill processes the fleece through modern machinery to the highest standard; attention to detail is noted at…

The Border Mill Alpaca Project: Sneak Peek

Last September, we drove around The Scottish Borders to meet suppliers and family run mills were we met John and Juliet at their Micro Mill, The Border Mill in Duns. John and Juliet are specialists at bespoke spinning of alpaca fibre as well as other rare sheep breeds. Incredibly soft hand feel and natural colours have the option to be spun…