Lynn Gray Ross

Scottish Weaver and Knitter


Arran Mountain 2016

Author of

Handweaving:The Basics

to order from Bloomsbury UK

Handweaving the Basics

International expert in

Hand Weaving



Natural Dyeing

More about Lynn in this interview from “Spin Artiste”.

Silverbirch Workshop Archives

This page documents the archives from Silverbirch Spinning and Weaving Workshop which was set up by Lynn Gray Ross in Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran in 1975 and operated until 1996. The purpose of the workshop was to produce clothing and household textiles using traditional methods of handspinning, weaving and natural dyeing.

writer and storyteller

Pearls and Oysters


Island Weaver & Knitter


Lawrence McBride: Life of an Arran Fisherman, 1983

McBride Gansey1

Based on interviews with one of Arran’s last remaining herring fisherman - soon to be reprinted as an e-book.

Lynn’s weavings are on the Gallery page to inspire you. You can read the thoughts and ideas that went into each work, combining Lynn’s textile techniques with inspiration from her travels and the Isle of Arran where she lives.

After Iceland1