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  • Fry Knit
  • Fry Knit

Fry Knit

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Described by contemporaries as "the most variously gifted Englishman of any age", C.B. Fry was the quintessential sporting polymath from the Golden Age of the Beautiful Game. He played football for England and the Corinthians; rugby for England and the Barbarians, cricket for England, won the world record for long jump and - reputedly - once turned down the throne of Albania...

The most iconic portrait of C.B. Fry sees him in a chunky fisherman sweater and, as Hardy Amies famously wrote in 1964, "once a garment into which you sweated during or after exercise, the sweater is now considered elegant enough [for even] the chicest of restaurants in Chelsea".

Our Fry Knit features a twisted stitch pattern resembling entwined fisherman’s ropes (a style of stitch that originated in the seafaring communities of the British Isles) while the twisted yarn traps air for enhanced insulation - keeping you warm whether you're on the sea, or on the terraces...

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