I spent several weeks researching and putting together Latvian symbols to put as much ancient energy as possible into this knit to help you deal with this crazy, crazy world. Its time to reconnect with our roots and heal ourselves so we can heal our planet. Ancient civilizations knew how to live in harmony with the earth, lets learn from them.
Chunky knit and completely reversible, switch sides according to your mood for the day. I knit this with a combination of local grown Latvian wool, kid mohair, cotton and silk. All the colors are hand blended during the knitting process. I hand sew the seams using scrap ends from my other sweaters leaving multi color seams as a boho touch. Its part of my zero waste attempt. I PREWASHED this sweater on a wool cycle and then laid it flat to dry, so go ahead and do the same. It may slightly shrink in length with repeated machine washing (wool cycle) so the sleeves and length are generously long.
chest measured across a bit below the armhole - 61cm (24")
length from top of shoulder to hem - 80 cm (31.5")
fold in half and measure center back to cuff - 90 cm (35.5")
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This is one if the most beautiful things I have ever purchases! A sweater with ethnic symbols in beautiful, soft and warm yarns. Inese has remarkable sensitivity for blending multiple colors to striking effect. A visit to her website is testament to her talent. I am a tall and large girl and XL fits amply. So happy!!!