Woven by Prickly Thistle Scotland for use in its sustainable clothing line, ‘Fire’ represents an unconventional approach to tartan design and manufacturing in the 21st century. Unlike most tartans available in Scotland today, it has been woven using a traditional shuttle loom in a small-batch production model that discourages waste.
In 2021, Prickly Thistle was the first mill in Scotland to become a Certified B Corporation, or ‘B Corp’. This certification is awarded by B Lab, an international non-profit network founded in 2006 with the aim of ‘transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet.’ To become a Certified B Corp, a company must demonstrate high standards of verified social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. To continue reading click here