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.


Comes in a linen storage/gift bag.


Avaiable in many colours.  Strap length fits waist 27"- 48" or message for a specific size.


These are made to order in your choice of colour.


Occassionally these are available in-stock, ready to ship immediately, please contact us for details.

Traditional Shetland Knitting Belt

Body colour
Strap colour
Edge Lacing

    Lisa's Leatherworks, Fetlar, Shetland ZE2 9DJ UK   Tel 07824 862237  Email:

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