The "Gertrude" Sweater Designed by The Berroco Design Team
Knit in Berroco Nomad
Finished Measurements of GarmentBust: 38 inch
Width at Hem: 17 inches
Under Sleeve to Wrist: 15 inches
Armhole: 12 inches
Length Underarm to Hem: 14 inches
Yarn: Berroco Nomad
Berroco Nomad blends extrafine merino wool with camel fibers for a unique yarn that's warm and cozy, perfect for snuggling up in this sweater. Nomad 72% Extrafine Merino Wool, 28% Camel Hair. CLICK HERE for more information on the yarn.
Cost for Materials to Make the Garment
Berroco Nomad cost $21.00 per ball and this sweater requires 9 balls. Total yarn cost is $189.00
Total Project Cost Was: $197.00
Recommended Care Instructions
Hand wash in cold water using a no-rinse delicate wool wash like Eucalan. Lay flat to dry.
Starting bids will be placed at 75% of the materials cost. Please remember that these garments took hours of of passion and love poured into each beautiful stitch.
We are asking you to bid your BEST! Please consider that these items are hand made of fine quality yarns. Also please consider that 100% of the winning bid will go directly to MANARC and their community partner Paws for Purple Hearts in support of veterans.
Previously, we ware asking for a starting bid of $145.00
Bidding REOPENED at 10am on Friday, June 14th, 2021
Bidding will CLOSE at 8pm on Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
Place your bid for this garment in the comments below this post. You must enter a valid email address, or your bid will not be accepted and we will default to the next bid. Your email address will not be made public, and we will only email you regarding the auction.
Highest bid posted before 8pm on Monday, 06/14/2021 will win this garment. (Comments are time and date stamped within the system.)
Payment is made directly to MANARC, Borne the Battle a 501 (c) (3) a non-profit, and your donation will be tax deductible.
If you are not local, we will ship you the garment for a flat rate of $8.00 within the continental US.
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Having some fun. Since our model was wearing a winter sweater in nearly 90 degree weather, we needed to add a shovel prop to make her feel "cool".