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About Us

Hebridean Isles Trading Company - Island 

at the Edge

is based on the wonderful Isle of Skye.

We live here on our croft - Eilean Oir, 1 A Edinbane

We are crofters and breed the native Hebridean, and the rare Black Cheviot and North Ronaldsay sheep.

We produce wool (yarn) and a wide range of bespoke

 products made from the fleeces of our sheep.

For us, it is all about provenance.

We are very passionate about crofting and keeping 

traditional skills alive!!


We offer:


In the meantime you can keep up 

to date with happenings on the 

island via our

Facebook page: Island at the Edge

Twitter: IslandAtTheEdge and also on our blog !

And via Instagram Island_at_the_edge 

  • Self-catering accommodation in our wonderful Caravan which has been our home for nearly 4 years - see our accommodation page.

  • For sale, products & produce made by other crofters & croftesses here on Skye - see our knitwear page Also available here on the croft

  • We produce specialist wool/yarn from our sheep including the rare pure Black Cheviot wool - see our wool page

  • And we also deliver a range of traditional 'woolly' skills courses, including traditional Fisherman's Gansey knitting (working with 4/5 needles) Fairisle and Intarsia. Crochet, Patchwork and land-based skills linked to crofting and or smallholding courses - see our courses page.

  • We live 'off grid' and generate our own electricity via 21st Century technology including Solar panels.
    We welcome visitors where we will gladly introduce you to the sheep and show you our progress here at Eilean Oir croft.

    We will be updating this website with further information on our progress, including, rebuilding our business and home.
    For any knitting courses, knitting commissions or product enquiries, you can contact us via email Hebridean Isles or use the contact form.

Where we are Located:

From Portree take the A850 heading for Dunvegan.

We are situated lochside next to the Camping & Caravan site in Edinbane.

Signs read:

Island at the Edge

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