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Orkney Runic Crewneck Sweater in Slate


Judith designed this unique pattern in 1987 it was one of the first designs that she made. It represents Viking Runes or you could call it Viking Graffiti! Runes are found in the Neolithic tomb of Maeshowe on the Orkney mainland. Don't worry translated it simply says " Orkney" in Runic writing! This crewneck sweater is painstakingly handmade by one of Judith's Island knitters from soft Scottish lambswool, it has ribbed welts, cuffs and crew neckline. 
Judith uses a fully fashioned method for making her collection and each piece is shaped by hand on a small domestic knitting machine then sewn together and finished by hand. When you buy a garment from Judith you are truly buying an item that has been painstakingly made in a home and not mass manufactured. 
As Judith only has a small local team of six knitters and finishers, it is very difficult to keep the full Orkney knitwear collection in stock. If we cannot complete your order straight away, we will contact you by e mail and let you know how long it will be to make up your order. Normally there is a lead time of  around 4-6 weeks depending how busy we are at the time.
We keep a limited stock so if we do not have your size available when you order, we will let you know and make one up especially for you in our workshop as soon as possible or offer an alternative.