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Feather slim sweater, Icelandic wool

270.00 $

Base colour: white
Design: feather

Inspired by Iceland’s bird fauna, the designer of Gjóska has hand decorated the front of this stylish and comfortable sweater. This will add an artistic touch to your wardrobe and as you wear it, draw the eye to the detailed feather on the left of your neckline. Plain back. No two pieces are identical.

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Description

Really made in Iceland. This product is created by Icelandic material, labour and design. 100% Icelandic wool, machine spun and knitted. The fabric is hand decorated by needle felting using unspun merino and silk fibres for the detailed feather. The designer Birna has put a lot of work into developing the right look of the feather. She always makes the feathers herself without any help from her assistants. Birna is always careful not to overdo the designs with decoration, because sometimes less is more.

The neckline is lined with an elastic band which gives it a plain and elegant look. Only those parts with decoration are felted but those without, such as sleeves and back, are unfelted. This is to make sure that the garment will be as light and soft as possible. From the back of the neckline and down measures 60 cm or 24 inch.

The Icelandic wool

The Icelandic wool is naturally breathable and regulates body temperature. It is a resource which has kept the Icelandic people warm for centuries. It was in fact the only textile material available for common people until the 20th century. But it is a good one. The wool of the Icelandic sheep consists of two kinds of hair. The soft inner layer used for underwear and clothing. The water repellant and long fibered outer layer is used for outerwear and long lasting garments.

Taking care

If the sweater gets stained we recommend hand-wash and flat dry. If no spots/dirt is seen on the garment, it should be enough to hang it outside and air it for a little while. It will be as good as new. If the wool gets out of shape, for example by hanging somewhere for a long time, it can be reshaped by ironing with a damp cloth, just make sure the decoration faces down from iron.

Additional information

Sizes

L, M, S, XL, XS

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