The STA state that this tartan was designed by Kirsty Anderson of the House of Edgar for Whigmaleeries of Pictou as a fashion tartan. The Whigmaleeries website credits their Frances Buchan as the designer, and the copyright was registered with CIPO under Ms. Buchanís name on the 4th September 2007 (CCD No. 1051521). Whigmaleeries gives the following explanation of the colours:

Green for our forests and land,
Blue for the ocean,
Gold for our beaches,
Red for our industries, especially the lobster,
White for our lighthouses, and
Purple for the Scots.


** If you intend to weave or otherwise use any of these patterns, please be aware that you may need the written permission of the designer or producer. This information can be found in the Scottish Register of Tartans.

P/6 G80 Y18 NB24 W2 R6 W2 NB/46 (STA No. 7113)