Tag Archives: Swans Island

Fall Weekend Escapes in Maine

Weekend escapes about Maine in October are our favorite times of the year. The leaves turn delicious hues of red, gold, and orange, giving every town a vibrant glow. Pumpkins abound. And the colder days and nights call for light layers and hats. Swans Island cowls and scarves are perfect for fall days–crafted with the […]

Keepsakes for the Bride and Her Maidens

Wedding season is a time of excitement here in Maine! With an endless array of breathtaking vistas and waterfront locations, many flock here for their special day. Recently, our friend Jessie tied the knot, and as a special thank you to her bridesmaids, she gifted them with Swans Island grey-and-white wraps, each trimmed in silk and […]

10 Of Our Favorite Items This Summer

Summer is, hands-down, the best time to experience in Maine. In celebration of our favorite season, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite items this summer. What are some of the things on your summer must-have list? 1. Boardworks Raven Stand-Up Paddleboard (L.L. Bean) 2. Swans Island summer weight Coastal Throw   3. Sunpocket Sunglasses […]

The Swans Island Story

Swans Island isn’t just a blanket. It is a story. It is history and tradition interwoven with craft, vision and painstaking labor. We take pride in every aspect of our production, and we think it’s what sets us apart from other blanket companies. Some of our fleece comes from a 250-acre sheep farm in Winterport, […]

Swans Island Summer Reading

Here’s what a few of us at Swans Island have been enjoying for our summer reading.  What’s on your list? Bright’s Passage, by Josh Ritter | A Perfect Red:  Empire, Espionage and the Quest for the Color of Desire, by Amy Butler Greenfield | Made For You and Me; Going West, Going Broke, Finding Home, by Caitlin Shetterly The Knitters Book of Wool: The […]

A Special Celebration at Swans Island

Over the weekend, the Swans Island team held a special ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the new 2,160-square foot dye house, the construction of which was made possible in part to a Community Development Block Grant. Family and friends of Swans Island gathered for the event, which was marked by a special appearance from Senator Susan Collins, […]

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