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Asking a question I probably already know the answer to, but alas - Paul, how much thicker is the needlecord compared to the cotton calico? I just made a L work in the fall but wondering if shrinkage or a thicker cloth here might push me into XL territory.
 

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Asking a question I probably already know the answer to, but alas - Paul, how much thicker is the needlecord compared to the cotton calico? I just made a L work in the fall but wondering if shrinkage or a thicker cloth here might push me into XL territory.

The needlecord is thicker than the calico but not by much.

I'd wear both of them interchangeably, most of the year, but would err towards the needlecord in winter and the calico in summer.

The needlecord inherently traps warm air better, too, just by virtue of its structure (the gap between the wales, the increased surface area, and the general friction of the brushed texture).

I'd wear the needlecord all through autumn, winter, and spring.
 

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Are you planning to make any more cardigans?

They look amazing but I’d love one in a different colour, maybe a lovely dark or medium green. I’d love one in baby pink but I know you’d never do that.
 

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Are you planning to make any more cardigans?

They look amazing but I’d love one in a different colour, maybe a lovely dark or medium green. I’d love one in baby pink but I know you’d never do that.

The regular cardigan, you mean, rather than the shawl cardigan?

Not this year, alas — but it is quite likely we'll make some again next year (as in, one year from now). Not sure about colours as the palette for the cottons is quite limited, and ... yep, I'll get back to you about baby pink!
 

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Gotcha!

The shawl is certain to return in the autumn — probably in a dark earthy green (with smatterings of grey) and our patented throstle (brown and grey mix).
I knew you would do the green, I knew it :D
 

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In shirt news, we've finished some shirts in cotton needlecord with a revamped button-down collar.

The collar is cut to have the pleasing roll of an old-school button-down at the front, but with the sides sitting very neat and precise.

View attachment 2152055

We've made them in black, rust, and this barley / biscuit colour.
That's a great collar!
 

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Gotcha!

The shawl is certain to return in the autumn — probably in a dark earthy green (with smatterings of grey) and our patented throstle (brown and grey mix).
Would like to be notified of this green one when available, please!
 

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Paul - has any decision been made yet on the fit for this year’s shawl, particularly in terms of length? Thank you.
 

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