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Your GS Favourite | The Alva Cardigan

Two years ago, I launched the Alva cardigan; it quickly became a bestseller and a much-loved style!
It has been incredible and honouring to receive photos and comments from customers about how the Alva cardigan has become a seasonless staple in their wardrobe.


“Never go anywhere without a Genevieve Sweeney cardigan” Dana, customer review who is wearing the Alva below.


As featured this month in the Telegraph Magazine in
“Why a long knit will instantly revive your late summer wardrobe” the Alva lambswool blue marl.


“I’m also a fan of the chunky knit belted over a summer dress and trainers, or insouciantly layered over a ­gathered midi or pencil skirt. To add interest, look for a marl knit with flecks of different colours, such as Genevieve Sweeney’s Alva design, or a textured cable style. “I am never without it in the summer,” Sweeney says of the cardigan spun from Scottish lambswool. “When the wind blows on a sunny beach day, it’s there for you. The cardigan can be casually shrugged on over a dress; it ­livens up a classic white T-shirt and jeans by adding a pop of colour; and provides an extra layer when travelling or stuck under air con at work.”


As Julia from Stylonylon shows above, it is such a versatile, seasonless style that can be effortlessly worn throughout the seasons.



” I am the proud owner of the ALVA lambswool cardigan in a drift grey colour.

The cardigan is beautifully crafted, stylish and very soft to the touch. It feels like wearing a precious piece of a lambswool jewel. I’ll be sure to buy another fine piece of GS knitted wear, as the quality of the cardigan I can’t get enough.

Buy best, Buy Quality, Buy British! “

Regina, customer review.




The Alva Cardigan brings together all my loves and truly embraces my values.

-passion and exploration of colour with unique marl twists
– Made in the UK by skilled artisans
– RWS certified lambswool, natural, breathable & biodegradable
– British made buttons are natural, traceable & biodegradable
– Truly versatile, effortless knitwear to be worn throughout the seasons.




“Excellent quality and eco-friendly buttons. Softest and warmest cardigan I have ever had.
Design is the best and it is made in Scotland!!”

Anna-Laure, customer review.






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