Shaker Knit Cotton Sweater

Color:  
natural
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The Shaker Knit Sweater is a classic piece of American knitwear. The Shaker stitch is a variant of the fisherman's rib and indicates a two-row repeat pattern. This creates a two-sided construct - meaning your sweater feels the same on both sides. That knit structure makes the sweater drape beautifully. The crew neck collar on our version is pronounced. Long, ribbed wrists and a lengthened hem provide a great shape for this thick, but breathable sweater. 

Our model, Winston, has a wide frame, which exaggerates this sweater's luxurious drape.  

The stitch was created by the Shakers, or 'shaking Quakers', a group of Christian pacifists who settled in New York state in 1774. The Shakers were prolific inventors and designers and are most known for their historic and iconic contributions to the style of American architecture and furniture. But they also invented a stitch, which became a sweater, and is now a style icon. There is something elegant and minimal about its lines; it's not flashy yet always looks good. Our Shaker sweater is made with a 100% cotton blend yarn for warmth and softness. The cotton is thick but soft and unfussy. Wash it in the machine if you need to. The Shakers would approve of making something with such utility. 

If you want to into a really deep dive into the history of the Shakers and the Shaker knit, read this. It's a long read that but it's worth it. 

Available in Navy and Natural. 

DETAILS

  • 100% Cotton 
  • Shaker Knit Body 
  • 2'' Ribbed Wrist 
  • 2.5'' Ribbed Hem 
  • .5'' Ribbed Crew Collar 
  • Machine Wash Cold / Tumble Dry Low 

FIT 

Fits true to size, take your normal tee shirt size. The overall look is chunky and cozy but not baggy. The crew neck collar on our version is pronounced. Long, ribbed wrists and a lengthened hem provide a great shape for this thick, but breathable sweater. 

Our model, Winston, has a wide frame, which exaggerates this sweater's luxurious drape.  


SIZE CHEST

SLEEVE

LENGTH

Small 21.5 21.5 24.5
Medium 22 22 25
Large 22.5 22.5 25.5
Extra Large 23 23 26

 

100% American combed cotton
Fits true to size, take your normal tee shirt size. The overall look is chunky and cozy but not baggy. The crew neck collar on our version is pronounced. Long, ribbed wrists and a lengthened hem provide a great shape for this thick, but breathable sweater. Our model, Winston, has a wide frame, which exaggerates this sweater's luxurious drape.
Knit in Upstate New York in a factory family owned since the late 1920's. Made in USA from USA grown, spun, and dyed yarn.

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