Leven Cardigan Brushed Wool Putty
Let the Leven cardigan prove the cornerstone of your working-from-home wardrobe. Its lightweight yet ultra-cosy handle will add instant luxury to casual staples, brushed with dried thistles to create a luxe almost felted finish.
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GENEVIEVE SWEENEY LEVEN BRUSHED WOOL CARDIGAN IN PUTTY
A wardrobe saviour, our effortlessly stylish Leven cardigan is crafted to a slim, sartorial-inspired silhouette finished with a deep V-shaped neckline and refined details including ribbed trims and saddle shoulders.
The super-soft wool Genevieve has selected for the Leven 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. This particular style is presented in a versatile putty melange, expertly balanced with pale neutral tones of chalk, taupe and soft grey.
Here at GS, we see buttons as an integral part of any cardigan. Ours are made from sustainable Corozo and custom-dyed to a complementary light grey by Courtney & Co. – the last button makers in the UK.
Not only is the Leven spun on British soil from British yarn, it’s crafted in a way that minimises waste from start to finish. The Corozo buttons are a completely natural and biodegradable product derived from the Tagua Palm – an amazing tree that grows in the central American rainforest and produces nuts without any need for human harvesting.
Once knitted, the Leven is brushed using the teasel thistle – a time-honoured and completely natural technique for softening yarn. By elongating the fibres, it not only creates a sumptuous hand-feel, but lends the wool a relaxed, felted quality that man-made tools simply cannot match. Lastly, the fully-fashioned, seamless design promises a perfect fit with barely any yarn waste.
Let the Leven cardigan prove the cornerstone of your working-from-home wardrobe. Its lightweight yet ultra-cosy handle will add instant luxury to casual staples – try layering it over a woollen sweater for a rich, textural look. It may find its way into your wife or girlfriend’s wardrobe too, thanks to Genevieve’s signature beautiful hues and a stylish fit that promises effortlessly cool, unisex appeal.
Intended to offer a neat, straight silhouette, take a size up for a more relaxed and oversized fit.
Size Extra Small – Chest 47cm/18.5 inches; Length 65cm/25.5 inches
Size Small – Chest 49cm/19 inches; Length 67cm/26 inches
Size Medium – Chest 52cm/20.5 inches; Length 69cm/27 inches
Size Large – Chest 55cm/21.5 inches; Length 71cm/28 inches
Size Extra Large – Chest 58cm/23 inches; Length 73cm/29 inches
Model is 189cm/6’2″ tall, 38″ chest wearing a size medium.
-100% super-soft wool
-Made in Scotland
-Hand wash or dry clean only
-7GG – for a lighter weight knit