Production Specifics

J.C. Rennie are able to supply very small quantities through to large, bespoke, production runs of yarn. Typical clients include knitwear brands requiring yarn for their collections. In addition, J.C. Rennie produce their own collection of yarn suitable for both knitting and weaving, as well as their Rennie Handknit range. The mill is best known for its authentic ‘Supersoft’ yarn and Scottish Heather colour. Specific spun yarns include: Unique Shetland 9Nm, Supersoft Lambswool 11.3Nm, Supersoft Cashmere 11.3Nm, Cheviot 7.4Nm, Chunky Lambswool 4Nm, Rennie Cashmere (100%) 11.3Nm, Lambswool Silk 2/9Nm, Chunky Lambswool Donegal 2.0RNm, Supersoft Lambswool Donegal 2/9Nm, Chunky Freedom 4Nm and Shetland Freedom 9Nm (undyed wool).

Turnaround TimeProject dependant
Starting Cost£50
Production Access By appointment


Wool Cashmere Lambswool Shetland Wool


Yarn Preparation Yarn Inspection Spinning Twisting


Wool Spinner Victorian Carding Set

Works With

Large Businesses
Small Companies
General Public


Bespoke 1-offs
Short Run
Medium Run
Large Run

Company History

J.C. Rennie are family run woollen mill established in 1798, started at what was essentially a cottage industry before the advent of the industrial revolution. The mill was once powered by a water wheel that remains in situ to this day; and the company has become famous for the production of woollen yarn for knitwear and weaving.

Client List

Harley of Scotland
Laurence Odie
Kearse and Boys

Contact JC Rennie

ContactDan Vo
Yarn sales manager
Phone+44 1771622422
AddressMilladen Mill, Old Deer, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, AB42 5DF
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