Welcome to the Sutherland Knitting Company

Producing bespoke Tartan Hose has been the speciality of the Sutherland family for over four decades. Their dedication and commitment to customer care and product quality has resulted in their kilt hose being exported all over the world from their premises in the far North of Scotland.

Previous customers include:
H R H Prince of Wales
Francies Shand Kydd
South African Military
Fraser Highlanders, Canada
Sir Jackie Stewart.World Champion
Jimmy Shand Junior
Countess of Cawder

The hose have also been exported to exotic destinations such as the Coco Islands. Our Tartan Hose are unique for the following reasons..

Specially trained staff knit the hose by means of a hand operated circular machine ensuring no unsightly back seam.

Tartan or Diced stockings, diced or tartan hose tops can be matched to any traditional Scottish clan tartan or military diamond pattern by using specially dyed wool to achieve a perfect match for you.

Each pair to leave our premises has been through our strict quality controls ensuring the finest possible fit and finish to enhance the wearers pleasure for many years to come.


Tartan hose highland dress socks are available in many tartans and sizes from the Sutherland Knitting Co in the North of Scotland, UK

Our tartan hose highland dress socks are available in many tartans and sizes. Suitable for many uses and occasions including weddings, deer stalking, highland band musicians like pipers, drummers, drum majors, highland dancers, military re-enactments, burns nights, business exhibitions, in fact any special occasion where tartan is worn.

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