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Portland Field Trip

I (Tom) took a quick solo trip up to Portland yesterday to run some Archival errands. All is well with our suppliers. I was thrilled to catch the hat machine at Columbiaknit spinning merrily away. We’re working on quite a few new projects with Columbiaknit, including a classic Rugby shirt. =”utf-8″> Another delightful lunch with …

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Archival Clothing x Columbiaknit Scarves

In collaboration with Portland based Columbiaknit, Archival Clothing announces the release of a line of 100% cotton scarves. Since 1921, Columbiaknit has been producing best quality knitwear right here in the Pacific Northwest. The scarves were designed for us by our friend, Jordan Saylor of Winn Perry. The fabric for the scarves comes from original, …

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Archival Review: Filson Knitwear

Scale Model Perfection: Style 710 Outfitter Sweater Discontinued Filson Cardigan If I ever earn a spot on Filson’s Council for Women (an advisory and field testing group), I’d recommend that Filson introduce a line of made-in-USA knitwear for women (and slim-framed gents). Filson currently offers only one sweater for women–the snowflake and deer patterned Cowichan. …

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Shopping from the Past: Centralia Knitting Mills

In the blur of working to complete my first full randonneuring brevet series (200, 300, 400 in the bag, now focusing on the 600 and 1000), I’ve fully neglected my duties as the Archival Clothing shopkeep. A Memorial Day side trip to Seattle by way of Centralia, WA, reawakened my sense of duty and dedication …

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