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Karah Sweater

$159.00 AUD

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Selected colour: BLACK

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Product Details

The Karah Sweater is a classic wardrobe staple which you will find new ways to wear season after season. The lightweight wool-blend knit features a flattering mock turtle neck and a slightly wider cut throughout the body which makes it an ideal transeasonal layering piece. Considering tucking into the Karee Skirt or Alea Pant for a smart ensemble which evokes a classic elegance.

Material

60% Wool, 20% Alpaca & 20% Nylon

This knitted blend has temperature regulating qualities, with Wool retaining warmth when needed, while remaining cool and breathable on the body.

Alpaca creates a fluffy finish for that cosy, comfortable feel. The Nylon allows for a strong, durable finish that will keep your knitwear lasting longer. Alpaca is generally farmed using lower impact traditional methods. Their soft hooves reduce the amount of soil erosion caused from alpaca farming, allowing for minimal damage to the land used for farming. The merino Wool in this blend is sourced from Australian sheep, and our alpaca Wool is sourced from farms in the Peruvian highlands. Wool and alpaca fibres are natural, renewable and biodegradable.

Maker

These knits were made by Hop Hing Woollen Sweaters Factory who we have been working with since 2007. They are a family-owned business established by the late Mr Tsui Senior in 1962. Now owned and managed by his son Jeff, they have their head office, development team and sampling in Hong Kong and their main manufacturing in Dongguan, China.

We visit Hop Hing at least once a year and have a great, long-term working relationship with them. We are actively working to source the most sustainable yarns with them through Novetex and UPW.

The factory is a member of Sedex and undergoes regular social compliance audits.

Size & Fit

The yarn used in this sweater is light and breathes beautifully, and designed for a comfortable fit. We recommend taking your usual size.

Approximate bust measurements (measured flat):
6: 55 cm
8: 57.5 cm
10: 60 cm
12: 62.5 cm
14: 65 cm
16: 67.5 cm
18: 70 cm

Approximate length measurement:
6: 62 cm
8: 63 cm
10: 64 cm
12: 65 cm
14: 66 cm
16: 67 cm
18: 68 cm

Approximate neck opening measurement:
6: 12.3 cm
8: 12.9 cm
10: 13.5 cm
12: 14.1 cm
14: 14.7 cm
16: 15.3 cm
18: 15.9 cm

Model Measurements

Our model Selma wearing the Karah Sweater in Lush Green measures:
Height: 175 cm
Bust: 80 cm
Waist: 62 cm
Hips: 91 cm
She is wearing a size 10

Our model Harmony wearing the Karah Sweater in Black measures:
Height: 174 cm
Bust: 84 cm
Waist: 66 cm
Hips: 90 cm
She is wearing a size 8

Care Instructions

  • Hand wash
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Cool iron
  • Dry cleanable
  • Cold hand wash using mild detergent
  • Do not rub, wring or spin dry
  • Squeeze out excess water
  • Gently pull wet garment into shape
  • Dry flat in shade
  • Cool iron on reverse


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