UKFT Member Spotlight: BAKKA

Mary Macgregor is the founder of BAKKA, which produces sustainable contemporary Fair Isle textiles to the highest quality and standards. Mary launched the company in December 2016 after identifying a gap in the market for high quality fine-gauge Fair Isle textiles. She chose to only use the old colours and take all her inspiration from the oldest patterns and motifs, creating a niche market for the brand.

As a result, she describes BAKKA as preserving Shetland’s famous Fair Isle knitwear heritage by using the oldest patterns and colours in a contemporary manner.

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