Getting a suit altered can be as good as made-to-measure.
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I don't find it scratch, no. With most lambswool I wouldn't wear just a T-shirt underneath, I'd want long sleeves. But I'm fine with this. Not as smooth/fine as merino though.
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Yes, my experience exactly. Well, tough luck I guess. Thanks anyway!
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