100% British Woollen, Worsted and Tweed Cloth for the Discerning Taste
Ackroyd & Dawson Service

At Your Service

Ackroyd and Dawson is a reliable designer and producer of superb British wool and wool and alpaca blended fabrics, holding a specialty portfolio stock to hand.

We are able to assist you to determine the correct cloth for your product and develop it to your specifications. You may also find that we have just what you are looking for in our specialty stock portfolio. We are here to help you. We are able to source, through our own contracted producers, traditional regional cloths to meet your requirements.

The team at Ackroyd and Dawson offers our distinguished lines to existing exclusive tailors, bespoke houses, and schools of fashion and design. We have a wide breadth of knowledge about our country's wools and their properties. We can help you to better understand the types of wools and their uses; the more we impart to you, the better you are able to make decisions about your products.

  • We offer designers at all levels of experience the opportunity of working with 100% British fabrics in their collections.
  • As developers – Ackroyd & Dawson produces woollen and worsted yarns that are dyed to specification. This cloth is produced in 50-75 meter bolts.
  • As agents – This will include referrals for the world famous Harris Tweed from a portfolio of designs, but with the ability to offer a bespoke service.
  • We offer Welsh woollens and tweed and hand-woven tweed produced by specialist hand weavers on the Isles of Harris. Please note that there are restrictions from the Harris Tweed Authority that we have to respect as referring agents.
  • As consultants – Ackroyd and Dawson offers a service of advice about, and sourcing of, products and services within the wool industry throughout the British Isles.
  • We offer complimentary bespoke knitwear, including but not limited to, chunky jumpers, scarves, ties, hats, gloves, wellie toppers, Aran jumpers, Guernsys, and other traditional styles.

Ackroyd and Dawson presents a collection that evolves to reflect the beauty and skill of the fabric, craft, and quality of the wool. A collection made available to the consumer—without the carbon footprint—that actively supports the home economy.

Our Head Office Team

United Kingdom:
Patricia A. Ackroyd
Ewan Hayes

United States of America:
Susan E. Kidder