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Classic Wool Sweater

Scottish Classic Fisherman Sweater
Scottish Classic Fisherman Sweater
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The guernsey sweaters worn by the men who fish the Arctic waters north of Scotland are as distinctive as those of their neighbors to the southwest in Ireland's Aran Islands. Our Shetland wool pullover is adapted from classic guernsey patterns, rendered in a jacquard knit rather than textured cables and diamonds.


Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$189.00
Whitby Fisherman Sweater
Whitby Fisherman Sweater
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In the northern British Isles, thick wool pullovers known as guernseys kept fishermen warm and dry during long runs at sea. Villages came to be known for particular knitting patterns like this one, originally named for the Yorkshire port of Whitby. Whitby sailors also worked fishing seasons in the Scottish port of Peterhead, and the style is sometimes called Buchanhaven after Peterhead’s small local fishing village. This classic nautical sweater is knit in Peterhead, Scotland, using virgin wool raised and spun in Yorkshire.


Available colors: Natural, Navy
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$179.00
$79.99
Irish Wool-cashmere Aran Cardigan Sweater
Irish Wool-cashmere Aran Cardigan Sweater
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Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

In the early 1900s, enterprising women living on the Aran Islands took the sweaters they had knit for generations of fisherman kin and started marketing them around the world. Today the classic cable stitches of Aran knitters are a worldwide symbol of Irish culture. The wool blend features just enough cashmere to make this winter-white cardigan luxuriously soft to the touch.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$199.00
$79.99
Scottish Lamb's-wool Argyle Cardigan
Scottish Lamb's-wool Argyle Cardigan
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Our argyle cardigan is a timeless classic, inspired by clan tartans dating back to the 17th century. Knit by a 135-year-old mill in Hawick, a town along the Teviot River in the southeastern Scottish Borders known for its knitwear.


Available colors: Blue, Navy
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$179.00
$59.99
Scottish Lamb's-wool Argyle Sweater
Scottish Lamb's-wool Argyle Sweater
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Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Sweaters

Our blue, gray, and brown argyle sweater is a timeless classic, inspired by clan tartans dating back to the 17th century. Knit by a 135-year-old mill in Hawick, a town along the Teviot River in the southeastern Scottish Borders known for its knitwear.


Available colors: Blue, Navy
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$169.00
Norwegian Kara Wool Cardigan Sweater
Norwegian Kara Wool Cardigan Sweater
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For more than 130 years, Dale of Norway has produced some of the finest wool sweaters and outerwear in the world. The classic Scandinavian pattern of this blue and white cardigan is inspired by 19th-century Norwegian designs from the villages of Tromsø and Vardø. These were the final ports of call for the Fram expedition that took famed explorer Fridtjof Nansen from Norway across the largely uncharted Kara Sea toward the North Pole.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$399.00
Norwegian Mountaineer Wool Pullover Sweater
Norwegian Mountaineer Wool Pullover Sweater
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With intricate cable-knit designs inspired by Viking-era ornamentation, and a thick pullover style adapted from sweaters worn by 19th-century mountaineers, this sweater has all the hallmarks of classic Scandinavian style. Made from naturally water-resistant Norwegian wool—spun and dyed at Dale of Norway’s 100-year-old mill—it is a substantial sweater that will keep you warm for years. Features a soft fleece liner at the neck and Norwegian elk leather trim.


Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$379.00
Portuguese Fisherman Sweater
Portuguese Fisherman Sweater
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Men have been fishing the waters off the Lusitanian coast for millennia. The Romans built outposts across the region to supply their demand for garum, a traditional Portuguese fish sauce, and one of the most beautiful of these seaside villages is Nazaré. According to local lore, the Lady of Narazé—a black Madonna from the 4th century—protects the village that bears her name. While the Madonna may protect their boats from the rocky shoreline, it is Nazarene wives and mothers who protect their fisherman kin from the cold Atlantic waters with hand-knit sweaters. Knit in the classic Portuguese style—torcidos—these distinctive sweaters were originally made of inexpensive wool that would keep the fisherman warm even if he was drenched by the waves.


Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$199.00
Scottish Lamb's-wool Argyle Vest
Scottish Lamb's-wool Argyle Vest
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Our blue, gray, and brown argyle sweater vest is a timeless classic, inspired by clan tartans dating back to the 17th century. Knit by a 135-year-old mill in Hawick, a town along the Teviot River in the southeastern Scottish Borders known for its knitwear.


Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$159.00
Men's Aran Shawl-collar Cardigan
Men's Aran Shawl-collar Cardigan
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In just a century since they first appeared, the textured wool sweaters of the Aran Islands have become “as tenacious an international symbol of Ireland as the harp and shamrock,” writes fashion historian Deirdre McQuillan. It wasn’t until the home crafts movement at the end of the 19th century that Aran’s distinctive patterns became known around the world. Today, from tourist shops to fashion shows, one can find sweaters based on stitches that were invented by grandmothers and great-grandmothers only a few generations ago.


Available colors: Charcoal, Natural
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$159.00
Scottish Borders Cardigan
Scottish Borders Cardigan
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Ruggedly built for outdoor adventure but classic enough for evenings in town, this Shetland wool cardigan is an excellent choice for travel. Knit by a 135-year-old mill in Hawick, a town along the Teviot River in the southeastern Scottish Borders known for its knitwear. Along with angling in the local rivers, Hawick outdoor culture is marked by the annual Common Riding, where hundreds of riders on horseback celebrate a 16th-century victory over an English raiding party. This Shetland wool sweater is designed to withstand the brisk weather of the British Isles. Its natural water-resistance and moisture-wicking properties keep you warm and dry. Suede elbow patches and quilted suede on the chest help resist wear and tear from bags and camera straps. Suede trim on two front patch pockets.
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$249.00
Men's Scottish Borders Cardigan
Men's Scottish Borders Cardigan
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Ruggedly built for outdoor adventure but classic enough for evenings in town, this Shetland wool cardigan is an excellent choice for travel. Knit by a 135-year-old mill in Hawick, a town along the Teviot River in the southeastern Scottish Borders known for its knitwear. Along with angling in the local rivers, Hawick outdoor culture is marked by the annual Common Riding, where hundreds of riders on horseback celebrate a 16th-century victory over an English raiding party. This Shetland wool sweater is designed to withstand the brisk weather of the British Isles. Its natural water-resistance and moisture-wicking properties keep you warm and dry. Suede elbow patches and quilted suede on the chest help resist wear and tear from bags and camera straps. Suede trim on two front patch pockets.


Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$249.00