Laide Brushed Wool Knitted Vest Charcoal
Meet the Laide: lightweight yet irresistibly cosy, our sleeveless sweater vest is designed for versatile, all-year-round wear. It offers a modern relaxed silhouette complete with a classic crew neckline and ribbed trims, brushed with dried thistles to create a luxury almost felted finish.
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GENEVIEVE SWEENEY LAIDE BRUSHED WOOL KNITTED VEST IN SMOULDER
Meet the Laide: lightweight yet irresistibly cosy, our sleeveless sweater vest is designed for versatile, all-year-round wear. It offers a modern relaxed silhouette complete with a classic crew neckline and ribbed trims, traditionally linked for a premium finish.
The super-soft wool Genevieve has selected for the Laide is locally sourced and spun by a celebrated Aberdeenshire mill. The secret to its luxurious handle is the fact it comes from the ‘first clip’ of the lamb – an initial shear known for its unrivalled softness. Finer and more expensive, it produces a garment of exceptionally high quality without compromising on its authentic Shetland character. Once knitted, it’s then brushed using the teasel thistle – a rarely-used specialist technique that further enhances the sumptuously soft hand-feel.
Genevieve creates the Laide’s dramatic smouldering charcoal melange; a complex and completely unique blend which skilfully balances tonal greys with warming amber red and steel blue accents.
Completely natural and highly effective, the teasel thistle has for centuries been used to brush and soften yarn. By elongating the fibres, it not only creates a beautifully soft feel, but lends the wool a relaxed and subtly felted quality that no man-made brush could match. In addition, the sweater’s fully-fashioned, seamless design not only ensures a perfect fit, but barely any yarn waste.
Based on a menswear-inspired silhouette that makes it perfect for layering, let the Laide transport you effortlessly through the seasons. Style it with a patterned dress, a crisp white shirt, or keep things simple by pairing it with your favourite tee.
Taylah is 181cm/5’11.5″ tall, chest 91cm/36″- wearing a size Large
Brigett is 170cm/5’7″ tall, chest 83cm/32.5″- wearing a size Extra Small.
Size Extra Small – Chest 48cm/19 inches; Length 58cm/22.5 inches
Size Small – Chest 50cm/19.5 inches; Length 59cm/23 inches
Size Medium – Chest 53cm/20.5 inches; Length 62cm/24.5 inches
Size Large – Chest 55cm/21.5 inches; Length 64cm/25 inches
– 100% super-soft wool
– Made in Scotland
– Hand wash or dry clean only
– 7GG – for a lighter weight knit
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I love my GS sweater: the wool has the perfect softness, the cut is great with everything, the colour is stunning.
I have been wearing it since I got it.
It’s obvious love has gone into every stitch. And sustainability is taken seriously..
Really beautifully designed and crafted products with excellent service.
An independent business most definitely worth supporting :)
Fabulous British made socks. Great quality, very reasonable price, quick delivery.
One of the best online purchases over the past few years and would recommend Genevieve Sweeney if you want high quality, interesting designs at an extremely good price.
The most ridiculously cosy jumper I've ever owned. I haven't taken it off since I bought it!
What a treasure to have something hand made in the U.K. A beautiful product that my husband loved and I’m sure will last a lifetime!
I love my jumper. It is very special! Really well made and delivered very quickly!
I love these socks. Really good quality and great designs, a lovely surprise each month when they arrive.