VESIKKO turtleneck, navy

100 % alpaca submariner knit

22 reviews

100 % Fine Special alpaca wool

Whether you’re sailing in autumn storms or perusing your favourite book in a lounge chair – you can count on Vesikko. It has everything you could ask for a garment that is worn in considerable numbers. Extremely stylish, but uncompromisingly practical. Pairs well with Japanese raw denim and hiking boots.

Vesikko sweater is designed to be a faithful and long-lasting partner. The development of this garment from a draft to the finished product was not a hasty project: this will stay in our collection forever, so we wanted to make it absolutely perfect.

  • 100% Fine Special quality alpaca wool. Breathable, soft and warm. Check out the features!
  • Gorgeous, durable and elastic 4-ply knit.
  • Reversible sleeves with enough length to keep hands and wrists warm.
  • The collar can be raised to protect the neck. Foldable both inwards and outwards.
  • The material softens in use and reaches its full softness after a couple of wears.
  • Made responsibly in Northern Europe.
Color: Navy


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The design of the sweater is based on the submariner, a turtleneck sweater originally worn by British submarine fighters, which has become a permanent classic of men’s style.

Instead of traditional lambswool, we made it from the Andean gold: 100% Fine Special quality alpaca wool. This rare, high quality fibre feels comfortable against the skin, is warmer than regular lambswool and stays clean even in heavy use, being naturally stain and odour resistant. The knit is a sturdy but pleasantly flexible 4-ply rib that has been used in our Shawl Collar cardigan for many years.

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Ron v.

VESIKKO turtleneck, navy

I received my beautiful sweater just in time for Xmas. The quality is super. The Alpaca wol is really great quality and comfortable to wear. I would highly recommend these products. I was complimented on it by a stylist from a A brand out of the blue when I first wore it. Lauri also personally followed up with me on shipping when I asked him about timing (As just before the holidays that is always a challenge).

Jean-Michel F.

Beautiful knitwear

I am so happy that i bought this Submariner. The Off-White is beautiful. I was surprised by how heavy this knitwear actually is. And by how warm it is also. It was a bit itchy at first, but as advertised, it gets softer and softer the more one wears it. The sleeves have a perfect length (THANK YOU !), as also has the turtle neck which allows to unroll it up to the ears if you want to. The fabric seems incredibly solid, but still i do not let my cat express his satisfaction on it… I gather this submariner is one of those clothes you keep and use during years and years, if not decades. Since I bought this one and am so happy with it, i have also ordered the new Crew Neck and i can’t wait to try it.

Frans V.

VESIKKO turtleneck

Super warm, good quality

United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gifted as a wonderful present

I have become very allergic to standard wool, so my old wool submariner had to go. I gave it to a friend, so they replaced it with this as birthday gift. No more sneezing fits when I put on a jumper! We make damn good jumpers in the UK, and often for a very reasonable price. The traditional submariner being such an example. This shares all the good qualities of a traditional submariner. It's durable, with high quality seems and allows for good mobility. The raglan sleeves were a good idea. I wear this hiking and working outdoors in the winter and on the occasional climbing trip. It's holding up well. I have a lot of jumpers that are 20 plus years old and going strong, so despite the high initial cost my experience tells me that this will be a worthwhile investment. Buy well, buy once!

Theo V.


Perfect!! The sweater is beautiful, warm and wonderful to wear.