Traditional Shetland Knitting Belt, or ‘Makkin Belt’ as it is known in Shetland.

For use with double pointed needles to anchor the needle for speed of working the stitch and to ease tension in the wrist.


Hand made on Fetlar in Shetland using traditional methods and materials.

Natural vegetable tanned leather, hand dyed, waxed & oiled for strength and durability.

Traditionally filled with horsehair mix fibres.


Bright red with silver sparkle edge lace and brown strap.


Comes in a linen storage/gift bag.


Strap length fits waist 27"- 48".


This item is ready made and available for delivery.

Knitting Belt


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