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Hand knit oversized cardigan (Cashmere or Alpaca)

480,00 850,00 

I make this hand knit cardigan to order, using either Cashmere (from an ethical source) or fine Alpaca wool. It is designed to look oversized, so it comes in a standard size that fits most people (see the full description for the exact measurements). I can also custom-make it to your exact size if you send me a message with the details.

 

You can choose from a large palette of colors (please see the photos and choose your material and color).

 

Handwash only, at 30 C (details in the full description).

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Item will be shipped in 3-4 weeks

Description

This cardigan is hand knit using ethical Cashmere or soft Alpaca wool. I don’t usually like oversized sweaters but this one just feels right. I love knitting with cashmere. Thanks to cashmere’s intrinsic charm and the versatile nature of the design, it goes well with many different outfits and has me feeling cozy and warm. I like to wear it open, or with a wide belt.

I can make a similar cardigan for you using high-quality cashmere yarn. Unfortunately, there is a lot of cheap cashmere on the market, made with mink fur instead of goat hair. This is a terrible industry that I don’t want to support, so I make sure to only buy cashmere from producers that make their yarns out of goat hairs that are naturally shed or gently harvested by combing. It is more expensive, but well worth it.

Alpaca, which is also very soft and warm, can be a great alternative for cashmere, at a lower price.  I use high quality yarn with OEKO-TEX certification.

This is not a chunky cardigan by any means. The fabric is soft and thin, flowing around the body to create the perfect feeling for an early spring day.

Please choose your preferred color from the palette in the photos. 

This cardigan is made to order in your desired size. In the photos I am wearing a cardigan that is about 85 cm from shoulder to hem, and about 125 cm across the chest and hips. I am 164 cm tall. This is to give you an idea of how large it should be in order to have this oversized look.

Care instructions: Handwash at 30°C (86 F) using special wool detergent. Do not use fabric softener. Do not soak. Do not bleach. Do not iron. Do not tumble dry. Dry flat.

Like all my pieces, this is made entirely by hand (not with a knitting machine), in a smoke-free and pet-free environment.

This is made to order, which means I start working on it after you place the order. First I order the yarn; I use suppliers nearby, so this takes only a couple of days. Then I start knitting. For an item this size, it usually takes me about 2-4 weeks to complete it. 

Additional information

Color

Amethyst, Beige, Black, Blue, Bronze, Brown, Brown Mix, Burgundy Red, Cinnamon, Copper, Dark brown, dark red, Gray, Green, Lavender, Light Beige Mix, Light brown, Light Gray, Light Pink, Light Sea Green, Mulberry Pink, Mustard, Natural White, Peach, Petrol, Pink, Powder Pink, Purple, Red, sky blue, Turquoise, White, Wine Red, Yellow

Material

Alpaca wool, Cashmere

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Shipping Policy

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I am not responsible for delays due to customs.


Shipping policy

I ship all ready-made items within 1-3 business days. Custom-made orders take 1-6 weeks (depending on the complexity). 

I use Austrian Post standard delivery with tracking number. It normally takes up to 2 business days to reach addresses in Austria and neighbouring countries, and up to 6 business days in other EU countries. 

I am not responsible for packages stolen from mailboxes or front doors. Buyers are responsible for providing a space safe for their mail to be delivered. If the package is marked as delivered but has in fact gone missing, it is the buyer's responsibility to file a complaint with the Post Office, using the tracking number that I will provide. 

Cancellation / Return / Exchange Policy

Cancellations

If you change your mind after placing an order, you can cancel it within 12 hours of placing it. I will refund you within 3 business days.

Items made to order or customized cannot be cancelled free of charge after more than 12 hours. I reserve the right to deduct any costs (materials and/or labor) incurred until the cancellation request is received. 



Returns

I accept returns according to EU regulations. To get a refund, notify me within 14 days of delivery and ship the item back to me within 14 days of notifying me. I will refund you within 3 business days of receiving the item back. The item must be sent back in its original condition, without any damage or modifications. I suggest that you use tracked shipping to make sure it reaches me safely.

The buyer is responsible for paying the return shipping costs, unless the item arrives damaged or faulty.

I do not accept returns or exchanges on items made to order and/or personalized items, unless they arrive damaged or faulty.

If the item arrives damaged or faulty, take photos of it in the original package and send them to me within 14 days of delivery. Keep the item until further notice, as it may be required by the insurance company. This is important; I cannot process refunds without proof of damage.



Exchanges

I do not accept exchanges. You can, however, return the item for a refund and place a new order (unless it is made to order or customized).

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