Black Sheep Irish Fisherman Jumper

A man's wardrobe is incomplete without our cable-knit crew neck jumper.


We took the naturally, undyed brownish-grey colour of black sheep wool and combined it with a bit of white wool to get this distinctive, heathered colour. This is a traditional cable-knit crewneck jumper that is a classic of Irish style and culture. Slip it over a collared shirt for a casual look and to take off the chill. Rib-knit finish at neck, cuffs, and hem. In brown/grey. 100% wool. Hand wash or dry clean. Ireland.
Sizes: S(34-36), M(38-40), L(42-44), XL(46-48), XXL(50-52).


Overall: Show Rating Distribution 4.6 / 5 based on 367 reviews


341 of 367 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 5/5

    Fab! - 10/1/2015
    By: from Virginia

    Exceeds expectations in every respect. Good fit, comfortable, stylish, and warm without being suffocating. A home run!

  • 5/5

    Sturdy and Stylish. - 9/27/2015
    By: from London, England

    Traditionally styled but also relentlessly contemporary, this versatile jumper is likely to become a Winter staple for me.

  • 5/5

    So glad I bought this - 9/21/2015
    By: from Scotland

    Well done, Orvis. Keeps the cold out and captures Ireland's style. Really impressed with this sweater.

  • 5/5

    Great for cold Patagonian days - 4/5/2015
    By: from Patagonia, Chile

    This one has been on my wishlist for a long time. Finally I decided to order one since a friend was traveling from the US and could bring it to the Baker river in the Aysen región in Chilean Patagonia. I have a lot of Orvis Clothing, shirts, pants and jackets and I have sort of figured out the sizing. I am 6,1 and find that Medium is the size that fits me best. So I ordered the sewater in M size, fitted me perfect. It is a pure wool sweater so expect it not to be silky smoth. Great buy. I

  • 5/5

    Classic Fisherman Knit - 3/31/2015
    By: from Albany, OR
    Top 500 Contributor

    This is a really well-made sweater from Ireland. I like the darker wool and the tight knit. Fits to size and is very warm for the weight. An additional feature is that the wool is not "oily" as I've experienced with other sweaters from Ireland.

  • 5/5

    warmth - 3/30/2015

    On a cool fall or spring day or evening this has become my ever-present outer coat.

  • 4/5

    Itchy, smelly, but beautiful - 3/22/2015
    By: from Seattle, WA

    The sweater arrived and, I will say, smelled a bit. Like the sheep from which the wool came. But a trip to the dry cleaner should fix that, I hope. And I've never owned an Irish woot sweater, but I can see what people man when they've commented that this is a little itchy, but I'm chalking that up to the fact that it's wool. So I'll just make sure and wear a long-sleeve t-shirt under it and that shouldn't be a problem, either. But it fits great, looks great and is exactly how I hoped it would look. I love it.

  • 5/5

    Black Sheep Irish Fisherman's Sweater - 3/5/2015
    By: from UK Midland Counties

    This is a warm sweater with a good neck line. it comes a little small but not unduely so. Very comfortable to wear. I consider this good value for money.

  • 5/5

    Cosy! - 2/26/2015
    By: from South of England UK
    Top 1000 Contributor

    This is a delight to wear. It feels warm and comfortable and the fit is true to size. Other than the joy of wearing it, I am very pleased that it works with different colours in my Orvis wardrobe. It has become a favourite of mine in just a week!

  • 5/5


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