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VTG DEANS TRIMINGHAMS FAIR ISLE SWEATER SHETLAND 40 Vintage 70's Dean's of Scotland cardigan sweater. 100% Shetland Wool, heathery mix of cream and light cocoa brown crochet and woven knit. Dean's of Scotland. Made for Trimingham's of Bermuda.
Crocheted bib area front and back feels like raised fine mohair, but entire sweater made of Shetland Wool.
Long sleeved cardigan. Closes down front with 7 thick, pearlized buttons. Extra button on interior knit seam in case you lose one.
Button and buttonhole sides down front placard lined from neck to hem with cream grosgrain ribbon fabric. Corded buttonholes.
Wide chest and back bib made of open weave crochet knit down front, across back, and wraps shoulders. Rest of sweater tighter woven knit.
Hem, sleeve ends, around neckline has vertical and raised cable knit. Color is heather light cocoa with cream.
Very well made as all around armholes is a wide band of flat cable stitching to reinforce. Armholes on interior are also knitted and rolled with no machine stitches.
Even the edging all around the bottom of the crochet bib front and back has a wide see through, knitted and crocheted border to reinforce which adds another crochet open weave to the bib design.
underarm to underarm=21 x 2= 42
shoulder to shoulder end=18 across ... read more