A sturdy crew neck sweater made of 100% superfine lambswool from Todd & Duncan's prestigious Lamaine range, regarded as the world's softest lambswool.
This is no ordinary lambswool. It is just as warm, hardy, moisture-wicking and breathable as the chunkiest of lambswool, but does not have the same coarse texture often associated with lambswool, thanks to it being the world's finest (and therefore softest) of its kind.
Naturally springy and resilient (given the long staple length of the fibre), it is also very good at keeping its shape, much like the best merino wool garment, except that it is thicker and warmer.
A versatile, timeless staple, perfect for bitingly cold days when a merino sweater may not be warm enough but you still want to wear a sweater that fits under a blazer or winter coat without it feeling too bulky.
Its versatility, supreme comfort and durability make this a real Trojan of a sweater that will keep you company for decades to come.
Slim modern fit but has a small amount of natural stretch and moulds to body over time
Body of sweater tapers slightly from the chest down to the hem to give a more fitted look by minimising excess fabric often found around the waist of sweaters
Smaller armhole compared to traditional "baggy" sweaters, without being overly restrictive
The round neck opening is cut slightly smaller than usual for a smarter neckline and to prevent an undershirt from showing. It is reinforced with a strong ribbed trim to keep the neck from losing shape when stretched
Take your usual size for a fitted, slim look, or size up for a regular fit
Model wears size 38/S. He measures: chest circumference 36" (92cm); height 6"1 (185cm).
We are confident in bringing you the world’s finest knitwear because we only use the very best at every stage of manufacture: Quality of fibre: 100% superfine lambswool of the highest quality, sourced from a special breed of South African sheep. Fibre diameter is c. 18.5 microns, making this the world's finest, softest lambswool (most lambswool averages 21 - 24 microns). Fibre length is c. 42mm - the longer staple length keeps the sweater in shape and avoids pilling.
Quality of yarn: 1-ply superfine lambswool yarn (same thickness as 2-ply cashmere yarn) produced by spinnersTodd & Duncanat their Loch Leven Mill in Kinross, Scotland, industry heavyweights who have been spinning yarn for 150 years - world renowned for their consistently high quality and strong yarns.
Quality of knit: knitted, hand-finished and washed by fourth generation heritage knitwear specialists in Hawick, the Scottish Borders,a region whose expertise in the trade is without compare. Garments are knitted tightly to minimise gaps and to ensure longevity.
Quality of finish: there is a high degree of hand-finishing. The sweater is "fully-fashioned", as signified by the faint-dotted lines along the sleeve-head of the jumper. This makes the garment more well fitted, much like a bespoke suit. Individual pieces of the sweater are “hand-linked” - a meticulous process by which each tiny knit-loop at the end of each piece of the sweater is linked together by hand, ensuring the seams are the straightest and strongest.
Quality of wash: the finished product is carefully washed in pure Scottish waters with the precise balance of minerals, so that the garment is given its famous soft handle without compromising the integrity of the fibres. Scottish knitwear may feel a little stiff to begin with but will soften naturally with age.
Find out more about the quality of our garmentshere.
UK sizing is used for our garments. Please see the size conversion table below. Take your usual size for a fitted, slim look, or size up for a regular fit.
The measurements of the garment are set out below. To ensure you have the correct size, you may wish to take a measuring tape to one of your existing jumpers with the best fit and compare measurements:
Chest width (cm)
Body length (cm)
Hem width above rib trim (cm)
Sleeve length (underarm) (cm)
If you would like to discuss sizing or any other aspects of the garment, please feel free to contact us.