This classically styled Man's Cardigan in Portobello Brown Donegal Tweed is comfortable enough to wear on chilly evenings at home yet handsome enough to wear to work on casual Fridays or even to church. Dressed up or dressed down this hand knit cardigan in Portobello Brown is sure to quickly become a favorite in your man's wardrobe.
Portobello Brown Tweed Cardigan is as cozy as a hug. It is silky soft and is hand knit of a fine merino wool / alpaca / Donegal tweed yarn. There is no scratchiness or coarseness to this sweater. The mid-weight fabric has a wonderful drape and a comfortable, broken-in look to it already. There is no stiffness with this sweater as there are with some. The sweater is generously sized to fit comfortably. .
A favorite feature of this sweater is its color. It is the mottled brown of a Portobello mushroom with complementary brown, black and cream colored slubs throughout. The neutral shade of the sweater coordinates particularly well with khaki, black, charcoal and all shades of denim. Some photos were lightened somewhat to show stitching details.
The Portobello Brown Cardigan has a V-neck and two set-in pockets with ribbed detailing along their tops. It fastens with seven naturally colored coconut shell buttons that coordinate perfectly with the dark and light shades in the sweater. The dark brown color and lighter speckles on the buttons mirror the colors of the tweed slubs present in the yarn which bring the two materials together quite nicely. Coconut buttons are a natural, renewable resource item. Ultimately,
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