Description&details This knitted cardigan from Manon Baptiste is spun from a lofty wool and alpaca blend, which gives the piece a lustrous, fluffy appearance. Naturally warm and soft to the touch, it's woven in an oversized houndstooth pattern. Details Knitted from a wool and alpaca blend in a houndstooth weave Made in Italy Long sleeves Turn down collar Snap fastening True to size Suitable for H and A body types Do not bleach Dry clean Fabric 55% acrylic, 25% wool, 20% alpaca Did you know? Knit: knitting is an extremely versatile method which can create various structures and patterns. The resulting look can range from extremely fine to elegant, extravagant or even coarse and casual fabrics. Alpaca: alpaca fleece comes from the South American alpaca which is shorn every two years. The fibre is fine, soft and slightly curly and is excellent for providing insulation. Wool: A natural fibre, wool is an insulator which means it is very warm to wear. It's resilient and elastic and so garments can stretch comfortably with you, then easily return to their natural shape. It's non-allergenic, so good for people with skin sensitivity, is flame retardant and even dirt and stain resistant. What's more, it's very biodegradable, so at the end of its life you can happily dispose of your garment knowing it won't have an environmental impact. Polyacrylic/Acrylic: has a wool-like feel and so is often made into sweaters. While providing warmth, it is lighter than wool, and as a synthetic is more inexpensive. It takes and retains colour well, can be soft, and depending on how it is made is machine washable. It is also used to make fake fur.Item measurements Article PLAVCR: Manon BaptisteHoundstooth knitted cardigan In the item measurement chart, you will find the exact measurements of the selected item. Please note that we measure all items horizontally and only measure the width. If you want to find out the circumference, simply double the listed measurement. You can then easily compare the numbers to your own body measurements. Always choose a size with measurements that are a bit larger than your own measurements. There is no approximate value for this, make your choice based on how tight the item will fit.In the item measurement chart you will find the UK size next to the equivalent manufacturer size. This may be helpful should you be experienced with sizes from particular designers. The model is 5′9″ tall and wears a UK size 16 according to our body measurement chart. UK size 14-16 18-20 22-24 26-28 Manufacturer size 42/44 46/48 50/52 54/56 Sleeves 72 74 76 77 Bust width 54 58 62 67 Waist width 54 58 62 67 Length 87 90 93 95 Hip width 58 62 66 70 UK size 14-16 18-20 22-24 26-28 Manufacturer size 42/44 46/48 50/52 54/56 Sleeves 28.1 28.9 29.6 30 Bust width 21.1 22.6 24.2 26.1 Waist width 21.1 22.6 24.2 26.1 Length 33.9 35.1 36.3 37.1 Hip width 22.6 24.2 25.7 27.3 inch International size conversion chart The international size conversion chart informs you about what size equals your size in other countries. This is useful if you are used to dealing with sizing systems from other countries. DE size 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 56 58 60 UK size 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 32 US size 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 FR size 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 56 58 60 62 IT size 46 48 50 52 54 56 58 60 62 64 66 ES size 44 46 48 50 52 54 56 58 60 62 64 Information on tall and petite sizes Short length (eg. 42 short): If you are shorter than 168 cm, you should choose the trouser size marked 'short'. Standard length (eg. 42): If you are between 168-175 cm tall, you should choose the standard trouser size. Long length (eg. 42 long): If you are taller than 176 cm, you should choose the trouser size marked 'long'.