Sailor or not, there is nothing more timeless and
alluring than a classic cable-knit sweater in
sumptuous and soft Shetland Wool (tension 3) to
face the winter cold. Known as Gansey or Guernsey
from the English Channel island where this type of
seaman's knitted woolen sweater first originated, this
precious regular-fit jumper features traditional
Scottish patterns for a bold impression, ribbed
crewneck neck and edges, classic fitting set-in
shoulders and personalized Sebago Docksides flag.
Shetland wool was chosen for jumpers since the 15th
century by fishermen who required a warm, hardwearing,
yet comfortable item of clothing that would
be realtively easy to look after and resist the sea spray.
The Flemish marine knot or bend is one of the
strongest, safest, and simplest ways to join two