What Are Sanquhar Gloves?

2. What are Sanquhar Gloves?

Sanquhar gloves are a distinctive fashion accessory from the small Scottish town of the same name. Sanquhar, Scotland is located about 60 miles southwest of Edinburgh and 50 miles southeast of Glasgow. The gloves historically associated with this community are hand knitted in fine wool yarns in two colours that emphasize the delicacy and precision of the small all-over patterns preferred by the knitters of Sanquhar.


 Interactive map showing location of Sanquhar, Scotland, via Google Maps.