Founded in 1815, Pringle of Scotland is one of the oldest fashion houses in the world. A knitwear brand based in the industry's centre Hawick, Pringle have popularised knitwear's most successful icons including the twinset and the Argyle pattern. Pringle has knitted cashmere since the 1870s and remains one of its foremost purveyors. British designer Alistair Carr has been Pringle's Design Director since March 2011.