By Andy Hirst

One of Huddersfield’s top textile mills which makes luxury knitwear is having a special sale this weekend with prices reduced by up to 80%.

Spectrum Yarns in Slaithwaite makes knitwear for such prestigious clients as the Open golf tournament under its tradename Glenbrae. Its lambswool and merino knitwear is now on sale in around 90 of the UK’s top 100 golf clubs.

The company is also one of the main suppliers of knitting wool in the UK which it sells via its Stylecraft tradename in 900 retail outlets nationwide.

Many of the main social media influencers in knitting and crochet use and endorse Stylecraft due to its high quality with many writing blogs on the Stylecraft website

Spectrum Yarns was recently named the highest climber in the Kirklees Top 100 Companies publication 2022-2023.

The sale will be held at Spectrum Yarns for just two hours from 10am to 12noon this Saturday, November 12, at its huge landmark mill on New Street opposite Colne Valley Leisure Centre.

The items will include slight seconds along with discontinued ranges and people can pay by card.

Operations director Danielle Brown said: “We are intensely proud of our Yorkshire heritage, especially the fact we are based in Slaithwaite, so when we have some great offers we want local people to benefit.

“These offers are only for people who come to the mill and are not available online.”

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Spectrum Yarns was set up by Danielle’s father, Richard Brown, in the mid-1980s and he is the managing director.

The company has a workforce of around 115 and is continuing to invest heavily in its Slaithwaite mill.

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