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Yarn Weight: DK
Fibre: 75% Wool 24% Polyamide 1% Polyester
Length: 200m - 100g
Needle Size: 3.5 - 5mm
Gauge: 24-16sts = 10 x 10cm
Care: Machine washable 40´
7 Brothers Lapintaika - Novita is a gradient-dyed wool-blend yarn with a metallic sheen. With the addition of nylon, this yarn makes great socks as well as other projects.
A family business established in 1928, Novita Oy is the largest manufacturer of yarns in the Nordic countries. They has been spinning yarn for 90 years. The team handles the entire production process, from raw wool to the final ball. The company’s spinning mill in Kouvola, Finland manufactures one million kilograms, or 10 million balls of yarn, per year and is carbon neutral.
Sustainability is one of Novita’s most important values, the yarn mainly comes from areas near Finland, such as Norway and the UK. With the Merino wool coming from Spain. This way, Novita can minimise the carbon footprint and avoid transporting the materials from across the ocean.