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Yarn Weight: DK
Fibre: 70% modal and 30% merino wool
Length: 100g -225m
Needle Size: 3.5-4mm
Gauge: 22 sts = 10cm
Care: Machine washable at 30'
Novita Woolly Wood yarn is made of TENCEL™ Modal and mulesing-free merino wool. The yarn is the first product in the Novita Earth Collection, which offers environmentally more sustainable choices.
This eco fabric has natural breathability and 50% greater moisture absorption than cotton. Due to its moisture management, Tencel is also anti-bacterial.
This chain plied yarn brings out the beauty of textured knits, such as cable knits as it gives great stitch definition. The yarn is a blend of 70% modal and 30% merino wool. The yarn is fully biodegradable.
A women’s size M top requires approx. 550 g of yarn and basic size 38 socks require one ball.
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.