Originally Posted by aphelan
Someone in the SNS thread said the Svensson Cloud was superior to the Stark in quality. They retail for quite a bit more than the Stark but are on sale for about $240 shipped to the US. I pulled the trigger on an XL, I'll let you guys know about the fit and quality when it arrives.
IIRC that post was about last years version though, which was cashmere... all the ones I've seen this year are merino or 92wool/8cashmere. I tried on one of the crew necks last week and was not particularly impressed. Material was ok, but not that special (especially since they usually run more $$$ than sns). Fit was awkward and ran at least a half size big... I'm a 36 and the small was definitely too big.
edit- to be fair, I tried on the waffle crew and most of the good things I've heard have been about the cloud knit so maybe the waffle is just one of their weaker pieces.