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Naturally Dyed Sweaters


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A collaboration born out of friendship, created with time & care, these naturally dyed sweaters have been one of my most meaningful collaborations to date. Knit by my talented friend Kelsey behind Studio Kelsey & hand dyed using colour extracted from roots & nuts.

The sweaters are knit from beautiful merino wool & naturally dyed with rhubarb root & areca nut. Each panel (front, back, neckline & sleeves) has been knit, scoured (cleaned to remove oils & residue), soaked in a mordant solution (this helps the dye bind to the fibre), hand-dyed using colour from natural colour, washed and dried then linked by hand to create the finished piece you see.

These sweaters feature a drop shoulder & loose fit with a beautiful double rib neckline. Each front, back & sleeve is knit on a non-automated vintage machine and then linked together & hand-finished by Kelsey. The process is slow and labour-intensive, and the end result is a beautifully finished sweater that will become a piece to cherish for years to come.

Due to the nature of plant dyes & the process of natural dyeing, each sweater is slightly different in colour, shade & tone. These sweaters may come with small irregularities which add to the beauty and uniqueness of each piece.   

Please check the measurements below before ordering. Size up if you like a looser fit. 

Sizing Approx.

Small: Length 21.5" (54.5cm). Chest 21" (53.5cm) SOLD OUT 

Medium: Length from shoulder to hem 24" (61cm). Chest 24.5" (62.5)

Large:  Length from shoulder to hem 25" (63.5cm). Chest 26" (66cm) SOLD OUT

  • 100% Merino Wool 
  • Hand-dyed with pure plant extracts
  • Knit & dyed in Dublin
  • 100% Irish made

To care for this piece:

  • Lay flat or line dry
  • Do not spot clean
  • Do not tumble dry or dry clean.
  • Hand wash cold with eco-friendly detergent

To learn more about caring for your naturally dyed goods please read our post on caring for your dyed goods