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USA Kilts 5 Yard Wool Kilt USA Kilts 5 Yard Wool Kilt Front USA Kilts 5 Yard Wool Kilt Pleats USA Kilts 5 Yard Wool Kilt Embossed Leather Straps on USA Kilts Wool Kilts Fringe on front apron of kilt Fly Plaid
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5 Yard Wool Kilt

$319.99

Custom: 6 to 10 Weeks

Celtic Artisan Guarantee

Every highland wear product that USA Kilts sells is proudly made in America, Scotland, England, Ireland or Wales. By purchasing this product, you are supporting Celtic artisans. Your choice honors the heritage you embrace and preserves it for future generations.

 


 

When taking measurements for your kilt, make sure to use a good sewing tape measure.  Wrap it around yourself at the widest part of your waist (typically just above the belly button) as this is where the top of the kilt will sit. The tape measure should be pulled as snug as you want your finished kilt to be.  

 

Do NOT hold your stomach in. You’ll only get a kilt that's too small. Just relax and stand "at ease".

 

For more detailed instructions, open the "Measuring Instructions" tab under the product description or watch our video on how to measure by the main product image.

 
 
 

With the same tape measure, measure around the absolute largest part of your rear.

 

Take this measurement a little LOOSELY. You should be able to slide a finger between the tape measure and your body when you measure. This is your HIP measurement.

 

In most cases, it's about 4-6 inches larger than the waist measurement.

 
 
 

Stand tall with your back straight. Do NOT look down or bend over as this will change the length measurement. Just stand tall and face forward.

 

Have another person kneel at your side with the tape measure. They will put the "0" end of the tape measure on the SIDE of your body at the top of where you took your waist measurement (likely just above your "love handles").  Measure from that point down the side of your body to the middle of your knee, which is where the bottom of the kilt will be. That distance will be your kilt's length.

 

For more detailed instructions & alternative ways to measure length, open the "Measuring Instructions" tab under the product description or watch our video on how to measure by the main product image.

 
 
 
This is used to double check your length measurement. Please be accurate with your height.
 
 
 

Flashes are the elastic garters worn to hold up your kilt hose. We give you the option to purchase them in the same tartan material as your kilt.

 
 
 

The Fly Plaid is the piece of cloth worn over the left shoulder that resembles a cape.  If you are considering a fly plaid, it is BEST purchased at the same time as your kilt, so it can be cut from the same bolt of cloth.  This way, there will be no issues with dye lots or different colors used in the fly plaid and the kilt.

 

 
 
 

4 clip Kilt Hanger

 

If you've ever tried to hang a heavy kilt on a 2 clip plastic hanger, you know they can slip off.  Solve that problem by using the same professional grade hanger we use in our store.

 
 

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  • Product Description

    Our 5 Yard Wool kilt is a fantastic value for a “mid level” kilt.  This kilt, like our 8 yard models, uses the finest 13 and 16 oz wool cloth woven in the UK.  Our 5 Yard Wool kilt is a great option for those who want their clan tartan, but don’t want to invest in a full 8 Yard Kilt.  It is also a wonderful option for those looking for a lower yardage kilt for it's reduced weight during summer wear.  It will look good in both a casual setting, like festivals or the pub, and a formal setting, like a wedding.


    Measuring for your kilt:  We would ask that you measure carefully for our kilts.  Since these are custom made to fit the measurements provided, you will need to be sure of the exact sizing. We will not refund in the case of mistakes in measuring.  Detailed measuring instructions can be found in the "Measuring Instructions" tab below this text.


    At USA Kilts, we will gladly tell you that all of our products are made in Scotland, England, Ireland, Wales and the USA. All of our kilts are made to the highest standards in the USA (by our staff) with materials from Scotland, England and Wales. We proudly support fair trade practices and promote Celtic traditions by offering products made in Celtic countries by Celtic artisans.  Read more about our Celtic Artisan Guarantee here.

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  • Measuring Instructions

    Waist


    A Traditional kilt is worn higher than your pants, just above the belly button (for larger customers, just above the WIDEST part of your belly).  This is where the top of the kilt will sit.

     

    DO NOT HOLD YOUR STOMACH IN. You’ll only going to get a kilt that's too small.  Just relax and stand "at ease".


    Make sure to use a good sewing tape measure. If you don't have a sewing tape measure, you can use a leather belt to measure. Wrap it around you, mark it and then lay it flat on a metal tape measure to get the measurement.

     

    The tape measure should be snug – as snug as you will be wearing the kilt.

     

    *Note: It will probably be 2 to 4 inches more than your pants size. This is common.

     

    *TIP: BIG guys with large bellies may want to wear the kilt around the naval, as it gives a more flattering appearance.

     



    Hip

    With the same tape measure, measure around the absolute largest part of your rear.

     

    Take this measurement a little LOOSELY. You should be able to slide a finger between the tape measure and your body when you measure.

     

    This is your HIP measurement. In most cases, it's about 4-6 inches larger than the waist measurement.

     



    Length

    If possible, it’s best to take this measurement wearing shorts and a form fitting shirt.  There are 3 different ways to measure length:

     

    1) With assistance

    2) With bath towel assistance

    3) Without assistance

     

    1) Length Measurement with assistance

     

    Stand tall with your back straight. Do NOT look down or bend over as this will change the length measurement. Just stand tall and face forward.

     

    Have the other person measure down the SIDE of your leg. On your side, put the "0" end of the tape measure at the top of where your kilt will be (the same height you took your waist measurement from). Measure from that point down the side of your body to the middle of your knee.

     

    The number on the tape that is right where the bottom edge of the kilt will be is the length.

     

    2) Length Measurement with bath towel assistance

     

    Take a bath towel and FOLD IT so that it is 24" long.

     

    Wear a pair of shorts, so you can see your knees and stand roughly 10 feet back from a full length mirror. Hold the towel up to your waist, putting the top of the towel at the spot you took the waist measurement… just above the belly button.

     

    If the 24" length hits below your knee, shorten the towel by folding another inch or two, so that the bottom edge hits you square in the middle of the kneecap.

     

    If the 24" length hits above your knee, lengthen the towel by unfolding an inch or two, so that the bottom edge hits you square in the middle of the kneecap.

     

    Once you have the top of the towel sitting at the top of where you want to wear the kilt and the bottom edge hitting the middle of your knee, measure the length of the folded towel from the top to the bottom. That will be your kilt length measurement

     

     

    3) Length measurement without assistance


    Kneel on the floor with your back straight. You're going to measure down the SIDE of your leg to the floor.

     

    From the top of where your kilt will be (the same height you took your waist measurement from), measure down the side of your body to the floor down the side of your leg. It's easier to put the "0" end of the tape measure barely touching the floor and the numbered end at the top.

     

    SUBTRACT 1" FROM THIS MEASUREMENT to have the kilt sit at the middle of the knee.


     


    Use the following chart for reference. These are typical height / length measurements.


    If you need assistance measuring, please do not hesitate to contact us: 800.368.8633 or Rocky@USAKilts.com

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    Great Experience   Harry
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    I got my first kilt at a festival and it was more like a whim. After that I was hooked so I wanted to make sure the next one reflected me. Your selection of tartans is awesome and the way you can sort on your site for counties and clans is simple to do. The helpful clips on your site answers any questions. When it arrived early I was blown away. The quality is perfect and I can't wait to wear it. Thank you. (Posted on 2/11/2017)
    Fantastic  Lauren
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    The kilt was beautifully made and was just in time for Christmas. It fit my brother perfectly! (Posted on 2/2/2017)
    Beautiful!  C. Burch
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    What more can I say? This thing rocks! As with everything I've purchased from USA Kilts, this certainly did not disappoint! I paid for the rush fee and it was finished and shipped four days earlier than that!

    Everything fits and feels great and it's built to last (again, just like everything else I've bought from these guys)! USA Kilts is certainly a company that takes pride in their work and it shows tremendously! (Posted on 1/30/2017)
    Top notch!  John
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    This is my first kilt and I was uncertain as to what to expect. I should not have worried. The fabric and construction are excellent and the fine service received from USAKilts is a credit to the company. A hint to fellow first tine buyers, get the 16 oz tartan fabric if available. It has a nice heavy hand to it and gives a strong statement of quality. (Posted on 1/13/2017)
    Outstanding quality  Jim
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    I was initially skeptical about ordering online but I read all the reviews and decided to take the plunge. This is one of the only made to measure items I own. The quality is fantastic and I love the Ancient Campbell tartan fabric. The difference between this kilt and one of those cheap 'made in Pakistan' ones that you buy at the Highland games is night and day. Doesn't compare. This blows it away. (Posted on 12/23/2016)
    Young Weathered 5 yard kilt  Sans Peur
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    A great kilt for a wide range of uses you can dress down and go hiking ,to the local watering hole, or just walking around. It's weight 13oz makes it great for almost all weather except the most extreme.You could also dress it up by adding a formal jacket. I plan on buying another soon.Kilts are like tattoos you can't buy enough. USA Kilts is a great place to buy a kilt and all the accessories Jackets,vests hose etc.I like your YouTube guides they are very helpful.I hope you have a great holiday and a great New year. I will be ordering again soon. (Posted on 11/30/2016)
    Another great purchase!  Kirk
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    I just received my 5yd, 16oz, Isle of Skye kilt. It is awesome. Well tailored and beautiful. It came in just in time for a debut at the Celtic Festival I organize. Many compliments! I wanted something a little more muted for playing the pipes at services, but it will definitely be worn more than I originally intended! This is my 4th kilt from USA Kilts. I also have a Argyle jkt with waistcoat. Excellent as well. (Posted on 10/13/2016)
    I love it!  Richmondsteve
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    This is a great, well crafted kilt. Fits perfectly, and I love it! Expedited shipping was on time. Thank you so much, I will wear it with pride. (Posted on 10/13/2016)
    Excellent   Michael
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    Exceptional customer service and beautiful craftsmanship. I absolutely love my new kilt. (Posted on 10/7/2016)
    Fantastic!  Rachel
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    Wow! I am super impressed! A totally gorgeous kilt with lovely attention to detail and quality materials. I sew clothes myself and can see the workmanship involved. The matched plaid on the waist binding is really nice. I don't know how they can sell these at such a reasonable price. Customer service was top notch as well. Good job!! (Posted on 9/11/2016)

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  • Buyers Guide

    Question: My tartan is available in 13 AND 16 oz cloth... which should I get?

    The weight of the cloth is a personal preference.  13 oz cloth is considered "Medium Weight" while 16 oz is considered "Heavy Weight".  While they will both make a very nice kilt, which weight you want is a matter of taste.  We would ask you to consider your environment... If you're the type of person who is always 'warm', live in a hot / humid climate or will be wearing your kilt most often outdoors during the summer, then we'd suggest the 13 oz cloth.  If you are always cool, live in a cool climate (Canada or northern USA), or will be wearing the kilt indoors most of the time, a 16 oz kilt may be right for you.  

    Question:  Why are there so many / so few choices for my name?

    Our wool tartan gallery shows you every stock tartan from every mill in the UK.  We want to make sure our customers can weigh all of their options before making a decision.  We don't just use 1 mill or 2 mills for our cloth... we use the top 7 tartan mills in the UK (plus some smaller ones for custom weaves).  This gives our customers the maximum number of tartan options we can provide.  

    Some clans have only 1 tartan or there may only be 1 mill that weaves a specific tartan.  Larger clans may have DOZENS of tartan designs woven by multiple mills.  The options shown in the Tartan Gallery lists them all. 

  • Product Specs

    Material Specs:

    -  5 yards of wool cloth (6 yards for larger men)
    -  13 or 16 oz wool cloth used
    -  Cloth woven in the UK
    -  Over 2500 tartans available
    -  Dry clean only
    -  Holds a crisp pleat and is easy to iron

     

    Kilt Specs:

    -  Individually tailored to your measurements
    -  Top Stitched (stitches visible on close inspection)
    -  1” - 1.2" Pleats
    -  “One thread margin of error” on lining up the pleats
    -  Proper tapering down the fell to conform to body shape
    -  100% Machine Sewn
    -  Good, but slightly reduced “swing” due to yardage used
    -  Fully lined with cotton liner
    -  3 top grade leather straps embossed with knot work and strong cast buckles
    -  2 belt loops on back

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