Military 'woolly pully' sweaters

Discussion in 'General Attire & Accoutrements' started by Ticklishchap, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. Ticklishchap

    Ticklishchap One Too Many

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    I have always had a certain degree of envy for older men in the UK who have told me about their National Service days. Being in the Corps at school and university was a kind of 'national service light' - the all-male environment, the uniform, drill, etc. - but it was only part-time and voluntary.
     
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    There was a strange mystery this morning. I got an email notification that 'Petersog' (yes that is the correct spelling) had replied to this thread. When I logged on, there was no message and - it seems - no member with this name.

    Very mysterious: the (woolly) ghost in the machine?
     
  3. Gamma68

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    I picked this one up at a thrift store recently. Anyone familiar with the brand?

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    It looks like a supplier to the US Forces, possibly from the 1980s or even 70s?
     
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    A light blue Croft & Barrows knit beneath trench and in the office now.
    Chicago's cool spring and intermittent rain stretches sweater seasonal wear quite nicely.:)
     
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    Yes, you could be correct, it appears to have buttons on the epps, rather than velcro. Looks a nice sweater anyway.:)
     
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    Yes, it's like that here too. I am in an Army Woolly Pully at the moment.
     
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  8. Edward

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    Alas, naught so glamorous; simply a spammerfly that got swatted from behind the bar.
     
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    I am still somewhat intrigued.
     
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    I am extremely envious of your continuing cool spring.
     
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    I'm wondering where you are at the moment Steve. Certainly not in London, because it's been so hot for the last 10 days or so that I've only been able to wear a Woolly Pully occasionally in the late evening or early morning. And that's only on a few days. I'm starting to get withdrawal symptoms.

    Summer is a rehearsal for Hell. It's come horribly early this year, after weeks of bright cold weather, snow, frosts, etc.: blissful!
     
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    I am at home at the moment, but I do get up very early and it a bit chilly first thing.
     
  13. Ticklishchap

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    You’re older than me and feel the cold more
     
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    Now Now, don't be rude. :p Actually, I have noticed recently that I do feel the cold more than I used too. (Infact the weather for this coming Bank Holiday weekend is supposed to be very hot indeed, 86f was just mentioned on the 5am news. That is far too hot.)
     
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    There are sartorial remedies when one feels the cold; there are none when one feels the heat.
     
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    ... including Woolly Pullies, fortunately.
     
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    I have used OKW’s recent offer to order an experimental WP in Dark Grey Mix which I have seen aimed at the Japanese market. It has elbow patches but no shoulder patches. It will be interesting to see what it’s like.
     
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    A nice image of a chap in a Woolly Pully. It makes me look forward to wearing them again when the temperature falls.
     
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