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Archival Field Trip: Centralia Knitting Mills

During the early days of Archival Clothing, I posted photos from my 2007 trip to Centralia Knitting Mills. I was in pursuit of the Skookum “award” sweater which I first saw in the Japanese web shop Explorer (a personal favorite). Skookum Award sweater in multiweave (Japan) Last week, Tom and I returned to Centralia to …

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Archival Cardigan Review

Cardigans are photogenic Welt pockets & knit cuffs Contrasting trim? High buttoning neck (6, 7 or 8 buttons?) As outerwear (but not bulky) Machine knit in the U.S.A. Sleeve sizing is tricky (no balloon arms) 100% Worsted Wool Color or Grayscale? Coming soon: Archival Buttons Addendum: A letterman style sweater worn by a University of …

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Shopping from 2005: EG Shooting Cardigan

Knit cardigan (Engineered Garments 2005 Fall/Winter) Wool remnants at Centralia Knitting Mills I tend to dodge the release of current clothing lines since most of the items are beyond my price point (Barbour x designer collaborations), are only available in Japan/Italy/UK or end up being total design disappointments. In the last decade, however, there are …

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