Welcome to The Skye Shilasdair Shop, Dye House and Exhibition
Visit us in the wild, scenic croftlands of the Waternish Peninsular on the beautiful Isle of Skye. An area steeped in history and with impressive views to the outer isles.
Our shop specialises in the naturally dyed yarns produced by Shilasdair, the Skye Yarn Company, as well as locally designed garments created by experienced hand knitters and KnitKits catering for all abilities.
We also stock local yarns such as Waternish Hebridean (only in Aran weight and black) and Skye Alpaca when available.
The Skye Shilasdair Shop is the sole retail outlet franschised to sell Shilasdair Yarns in the Highland area of Northwest Scotland, home of the originating company Shilasdsair Yarns. By agreement the Skye Shilasdair Shop is also the designated retail outlet for referred mail order sales of Shilasdair products in the UK.
For trade and an overview of the dye method, ethos and general product range of the global trading company Shilasdair Yarns, visit
A visit to our Dyehouse Exhibition gives an insight into natural dyeing and shows the variety of dyestuffs, and the equipment used.
The image here shows the dyehouse before it was converted to our new exhibition area.
We are open 10am - 6pm, 7 days a week, from 1st April (or Easter if earlier) until the end of October.
Winter visitors are welcome but our opening hours are shorter so please ring or e-mail to check we are around before you make the journey. We also make every effort to open up for you outside these hours to suit your arrangements.
The Shilasdair Shop,
Isle of Skye,
Tel: +44(0)1470 592297