Made in Portland, Oregon USA since 1920. Founded by William Peter Dehen in 1920, Dehen Knitting Company produces classic and traditional U.S. heavyweight apparel. Keeping true to our humble yet pioneering beginnings in Portland, Oregon, it's a family business known for long-lasting quality, workmanship and rugged styling.
In the 1920's Dehen began knitting varsity and collegiate sweaters for student athletes. In the 30's they started supplying local motorcycle clubs with riding sweaters. In the 50's the Varsity Jacket was added to their repertoire, making each jacket by hand to the specification of each individual lucky enough to letter in his or her sport.