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The Guardian

January 2013

For centuries, the finest textile makers in Scotland have been using traditional techniques to weave their woollen magic. Now designers are giving these ancient skills a modern twist. And from the country's oldest continually operating textile mill at Caerlee, which was established in 1718, to Esk Valley, which launched its own label, ESK, just last year, men's knitwear is better than ever. It's time to embrace your inner Braveheart