Our Story

Rebel Clare

Clare's story begins in 1978, born in Inverness the Highland capital of Scotland. With two younger brothers, her mother has always been the most inspirational...

Rebel Team

We are very lucky to have the most amazing team working at Prickly Thistle, and we know that our journey would not be the same...

Pop-Up Mill

In March 2018 we started work at our pop up mill, a temporary weaving home for Prickly Thistle in the Highlands of Scotland. Our pop...

Black House Mill

The Black House Mill is destined for the beautiful peninsula of a similar name. The Black Isle, found within Ross and Cromarty in the Scottish...

Thread's Of Purpose

We are guided each day by five threads of purpose. These threads are woven into our commitment to the Scottish tartan textiles sector, to the...

Our Endurance

Our story has been, and will always be underpinned by our collective endurance. From our founders inspiration, to the rebel team who make impossible possible...

Be the change you wish to see in the world

Our five threads of purpose define who we are, and with relentless passion we are creating a new future for Scotland's iconic cloth of identity.

As Highland Tartan Rebels, we know what we stand for. Where our fundamental truths inform every decision we make. We have cultivated a deliberate foresight with our brand supporters values driving our adaptability.

We are focused.

We are a brand of Endurance.

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