This Swedish Merino wool zippered cardigan is knit in the Skafto design. This design is inspired by the island of Skafto and the fisherman known for their tireless work ethic and long days on the open sea. An inspiring Swedish symbol patterned and dyed in traditional colors.
Skaftölandet is an island in the Bohuslän coast, in everyday speech it is called Skaftö. The largest village on the island is Grundsund and Fiskebäckskil. Grundsunds history is foremost a history of fishing. Grundsund on Skaftö was for along time a significant fishing and shipping village. Herring period in the 18th century contributed to the village evolvement. During The Great War they dug a canal that divides society into two parts, east and west side. The channel was built to protect fishing vessels and other ships to secure a safe passage in the protected habour.