Hey Everyone Ive just been reading this thread wow !! I dont usually do forums but just thought I could maybe add to this. A year or so back I was up in Scotland on holiday and I actually had the pleasure of meeting the ladies from Inverallan, they are in a small town and when I was there in their factory, purchasing a lovely 3A in Natural one of the knitters actually arrived whilst I was there with sweaters for them !! Ive got to say though I couldnt really care where they are made, they are a great product at a great price and you dont see everyone questioning all the other big brands out there about their stuff, in fact they probably wouldnt even reply to us lol
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Look, if you can't pay somebody a fair wage to make your product, it shouldn't be produced. "If they don't think the wage is enough they can go elsewhere" is the same argument Wal-Mart uses today and that most huge companies in the US were trying to play before unionization took off. Minimum wage laws exist to stop exactly that type of exploitation. I have a hard time believing that not a single one of those knitters would have minded getting minimum wage for that work.
Now excuse me while I go snuggle up in my slave-made chunky cardigan.
Edited by KingJulien - 8/1/13 at 11:41am
I've been eyeing the 3A for a long time and I wanted to make sure I got one, especially after all this talk about the companies stability. I think the darker colors are a little under rated around here.