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  • Women's Gansey Sweater - 100% Highland Wool - Stripe (S-L)

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    Ecru/Graphite Stripe

    *New! Our Gansey Sweater in fine highland wool with a classic stripe*

    Our Gansey Sweater is a take on the traditional Cornish Fisherman's Gansey with stitch motifs based on various traditional patterns from 19th century Cornwall. The gansey stitch motifs were collated by Mary Wright in the 70s for her historical portrait of the industrious girls and women supplying local fishermen with exceptionally warm and practical wool clothing throughout the 18th and 19th century. We've pieced together various stitch motifs to create our own take on the traditional Gansey in beautiful fine highland wool yarn. With a boxy shaping and long rib hem, it's a really flattering piece in a classic vintage style stripe.

    Oeko Tex certified - Class 1. RWS Certified.

    100% Andean Highland Wool from Peru
    Ethically knitted in Peru

    Sizes: S/M, M/L

    Measurements taken flat across the front of garment unstretched. The knit is quite stretchy. 
    S-M - Length from shoulder to hem 52cm, Chest 49.5cm, Sleeve length 52cm
    M-L - Length from shoulder to hem 56cm, Chest 53cm, Sleeve 57cm

    Colourway: Ecru and Graphite stripes

    Care: Air between uses. Handwash only when required. Reshape while damp and dry flat. Mend any thread pulls or holes immediately.

    Produced in collaboration with my alpaca Copenhagen - garments are made by skilled and organised groups of Peruvian women. My alpaca train and work with groups of women, promoting better livelihoods for them and their families.