Tartan Material

Maitland tartan fabrics sold by the metre.

We offer three grades:

  • Lochcarron Strome 16oz, 100% wool worsted - 138cm wide, best for kilts
  • Lochcarron Reiver 10oz, 100% wool worsted - 150cm wide, best for trews and skirts
  • Lightweight tartan 8oz, 45% wool, 55% polyester - lightweight clothing and furnishing, also waistcoat

The Strome and Reiver are identical in appearance, whilst the lightweight is darker and has a smaller sett.


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Lochcarron Strome (for kilts)

100% wool worsted kilt cloth Lochcarron Strome. 16 oz/linear yard (500 – 515gm/linear metre). Supplied in double width (54 inches/138cm wide).

You need 3.7m for a full 8 yard kilt. For trews, you will need about 1.8m, but check with your tailor!

Per metre UK: £65
Elsewhere: £75 | US$105 | C$130 | A$130 | NZ$140 | €85

Per 3.7m double width kilt length:

UK: £240
Elsewhere: £278 | US$390 | C$480 | A$480 | NZ$520 | €315
 
Strome heavy weight full 8 yard kilt in Maitland tartan made to order by Lochcarron.
 
UK: £550
Elsewhere: £560 | US$810 | C$1000 | A$1000 | NZ$1100 | €660
 

Lochcarron Reiver (for trews and skirts)

100% wool worsted. 10 oz/linear yard (335gm/linear metre). 59 inches / 150cm wide.

This is best for tailored items, including trews and waistcoats though it can be used for kilts in warm climates - however, we recommend the heavy weight Strome for kilts.

Per metre UK: £55
Elsewhere: £60 | US$82 | C$103 | A$103 | NZ$111 | €67
 
Reiver light weight 5 yard kilt in Maitland tartan made to order by Lochcarron.
This is designed for sports wear, e.g. highland games, and walking. 
UK: £350
Elsewhere: £370 | US$520 | C$650 | A$650 | NZ$700 | €420

Lightweight Tartan

Lightweight tartan – 45% wool, 55% polyester, as used by Hunter Valley Grammar School in Australia, 150 cm wide, will be good for lightweight clothing and furnishing purposes – not kilts – but good for a waistcoat!

Darker than our other tartans.

Per metre UK: £38
Elsewhere: £48 | US$70 | C$88 | A$88 | NZ$95 | €57