Di Gilpin Knitting Bothy

Di Gilpin hand-knit design studio.

Your chance to meet Di Gilpin; creative director of renowned hand-knit design studio creating couture knitwear which reflects the rich Scottish heritage of hand-knitting and folklore in an elegantly modern way, using the finest cashmere and wool that Scotland can produce. Di's created designs for a number of companies in Britain and internationally, including Hancock VA, Jupiter, Mark Fast, Topshop Unique, Cabbages & Roses, Sophia Kokosolaki and Meadham Kirchhoff.

Di Gilpin's story all began in 1983 when she decided to take a year out and spend time on the Isle of Skye off the west coast of Scotland. That year turned into the best part of twenty years! In that time, she opened her first business, and has lead to her becoming one of the most highly respected hand-knit designers in the UK.

Pop along and meet Di at work, with a beautiful collection of knitwear, accessories, and the best of yarns to look through and buy. Commission one of Di's bespoke designs, purchase a pattern or one of her exclusive knitting kits. Sign up to Di Gilpin's newsletter to keep up to date with the workshops throughout the year, and for lots of other knitterly inspiration.

Di Gilpin's Studio is open by appointment.  E-mail: digilpin.knitwear@gmail.com  Phone: 07979974371

Di Gilpin's Knitting Bothy Studio is in the village of Largoward. At crossroads leave pub on your left towards the Peat Inn, the Studio is 8th on right. 16 Cupar Road,  KY9 1HX