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Brushed Wool Crewneck Knit: Red
Jamieson’s sweaters are knitted in superb wool from the Shetland Islands, a small region of the world between Scotland and Norway well known for their very small horses and also for their particular wool. Jamieson’s is a family owned business, which has specialised in wool from the native Shetland sheep for 5 generations. With more than 120 years of experience in spinning and knitting, the company is the worldwide reference for Shetland wool knitwear.
This beautiful crewkneck brushed wool sweater, called “Shaggy Dog” in the US for is very textured aspect, is a classic of the Ivy League wardrobe. Both very soft and warm, this sweater will be ideal with an OCBD shirt or a simple T-shirt.
- 100% Shetland brushed wool
- Ribbed Collar, Cuffs and Hem
- Fits true to size, we recommend you to order your usual size
- Made in the Shetland Islands, Scotland
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Size & Fit
Size & Fit
All items are individually measured by the BEIGE team
1Shoulder width :
Measure between the shoulder seams measured across the back.
2Back Lenght :
Measure from the centre back of the base of the collar to the hem.
3Chest Circumference :
Lay the shirt buttons fastened and double the measurement across the chest between the lowest point of the arm seams.
4Sleeve Lenght :
Combine the measurement from the centre of the collar to the shoulder seam and the measurement from the shoulder seam to the end of the cuff.
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Delivery & Returns
Estimated delivery times are 2-5 days for France, and 4-10 days for the rest of the world.
Free UPS shipping & return to your door from 150€ Worldwide.
You can exchange or return your items during 14 days after reception of your order.
For any return a UPS driver will come to your place pick up the parcel at your convenience respecting all sanitary instructions.
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5 generations of Jamieson
Jamieson’s is a family owned business, which has specialised in wool from the native Shetland sheep for 5 generations. The business was started in the early 1890’s. Set up by Robert Jamieson in Sandness, on the far west coast of the Shetland Isles. From his shop, he bought or exchanged for goods, knitwear from the local crofters. The knitted goods were then sold on to meet the public demand for fashionable Shetland hosiery beyond the island’s shores.
Over the next century, each generation of Jamieson brought their own skills and ideas to develop and progress the business. Andrew (Robert’s son) became one of the islands first wool brokers. The next generation, Bertie (Andrew’s son) expanded the business in 1952 by opening a retail outlet in Lerwick, Shetland’s capital town. This was the start of the Jamieson Knitwear brand. With the business now moving into its 5th generation, Peter, and his son Garry, continue to develop and promote their prized unique Shetland products all over the world.
At the time, Shetland wool was believed to be too fragile to be spun on industrial machinery so it was blended with wool from coarser breeds. The very best blend of 'Shetland' yarn produced was only about 60% pure. This blended yarn never fulfilled the family’s dream of 100% pure Shetland knitwear; grown, spun and knitted in the Shetland Isles.
100% pure Shetland yarn
Chasing a life-long dream, the Jamieson’s experiment with the spinning of pure Shetland yarn. When they started Shetland wool was believed to be too fragile to be spun on industrial machinery so it was blended with wool from coarser breeds. The very best blend of 'Shetland' yarn produced was only about 60% pure.
Since 1978 their efforts were successful and 100% pure Shetland yarn was produced to the delight of the family. In 1981, they opened Jamieson’s Spinning, Shetland’s only commercial woollen mill. This unique mill, built in Sandness, completes all the stages of yarn production under one roof. This includes grading, scouring and dyeing fleece before colour blending, carding, spinning, twisting and balling to produce their 100% pure Shetland yarn.