Photo by Salt Water New England

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Fair Isles: Islander from Bosie - Made in Scotland

Photos by Salt Water New England
If The Country Store of Concord, my childhood favorite, was still around, I can imagine that they would sell these truly beautiful Fair Isles from Bosie.   Made in Scotland of 100% Donegal Merino wool, they manage to simultaneously feel extremely soft and hearty.  They are wonderful sweaters with enormous appeal.
Cardigans are also available.

Sheridan

Swilly 

Bantry
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9 comments:

  1. Their products are really beautiful and the quality superb. I wish I still had my Deans of Scotland Fair Isles from the late 70's.

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    1. I wish I could still fit into my old Fair Isles!!

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  2. Superb! Thank you so very much!

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  3. Gorgeous men’s shetlands, great colors. One of these days, I’m going to have to get one.

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  4. Harley of Scotland is one of the few knitwear brands that remains true to its roots. Too many Scottish brands, e.g. Pringle and Lyle & Scott, have been wrecked by their foreign owners. Bosie is one of the best websites to sell Harley sweaters withn a great selection. Even though it's mid-summer, grab them whilst you can.

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  5. I have the Mourne Islander in a dark moss Donegal and the Aurora pullover in mint, with a slight preference for the former (the mint and candy colours of the pullover are sweet but perhaps a tad twee on a 58-year-old lady with grey hair). The quality is excellent and return and exchange issues have not been a problem.

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  6. I remember visiting my grandmother at the CSC where she worked part-time. The family joke was she never brought home a paycheck. I grew up wearing "alligator" shirts she "bought" there.

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  7. Have recently purchased a couple of fair isle sweaters from The Croft House in Aberdeenshire. They are lovely Shetland wool! I highly recommend this small shop!
    https://www.thecrofthouse.com/

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    1. Had a look. Slightly prefer Bosie’s designs.

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