"Best of British Breeds" Sweater: The Cheviot
• 100% Natural Undyed Organic Wool
• Triple Ply
• Sheared and Spun in The UK
• Knitted in Scotland
• Exclusive to Aero
THE WOOL: This unique sweater has been knitted here in the heart of Scotland using undyed, natural raw organic wool, ethically sourced, sheared and spun in the UK from a selection of unique native breeds. The fibre has been processed using traditional time-honoured techniques with an emphasis on sustainability and a low environmental impact. The absence of any dyeing process allows the natural colours, nuances and shades of each "Best of British" breeds to be reflected in the finished garment
THE CHEVIOT: A breed local to Aero, originated in the Cheviot Hills as long ago as the 14th Century. It's a large, rugged breed with a heavy fleece that thrives in bleak, windswept conditions due to their strong constitution. To this day Cheviots graze in the hills overlooking Galashiels, the home of Aero. The town itself was built around the Cheviot wool trade, a Mill Lade still links the town to the rear of the Aero Building, it's self a former Woollen Mill.