Merino Balaclava

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There is some much detail to this piece that we have dubbed it the Faberge egg of the balaclava’s. The Merino Balaclava is constructed from 2 ply 100% cradle to cradle certified Merino Wool yarns. Utilizing three different stitches, a 3D knit structure and a double sided fabric make this a unique piece from top to bottom. Throughout the entire knit construction two threads in different shades of Merino wool are used to creates a nice contrast, giving it a subtle mélange. When the temperatures drop this The Merino Balaclava will protect you, in style, from the sharp winds that can whip you in the face during winter season. 

The ’Clava is a demonstration of what you can achieve with only natural materials and modern day knitwear craftsmanship. Two 2/30 Nm threads applied in three different stitches, a 3D knit structure and a double sided fabric make this a unique piece from top to bottom.

No dirty tricks, just three high quality ingredients: Cradle to Cradle Certified Superfine Merino wool, leading-edge knitwear technology and raw talent

  • 100% 19.5µ Extra-Fine Merino wool from Australia
  • RWS certified & mulesing free sheep
  • Combed 2/30 NM, Cradle to Cradle Gold Certified™ Arkaba yarn
  • 1ply, 14 Gauge tuck, jacquard, rib and half cardigan stitch
  • Weight 100 grams
  • 3D knitted mouth piece, rib knit for the neck and half cardigan for the shoulders

To choose the correct size, measure your head as follows:

The height is measured from your nose bridge (nasal bone), over your nose and mouth till the deepest curve underneath you chin.

Our tip: Measure in relaxed position, don’t pull the measure tape too tight.

SIZE TABLE

S14-17 cm
L17-22 cm

Our formal care instructions:

  • Hand wash cold
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Iron low temperature
  • Dry flat
  • Do not dry clean

Our informal instructions

This head piece could not be easier to care for, that is, if you choose to care for it all. If you do, we recommend a gentle wash by hand, with a soft detergent intended for wool fibers.

In case the rib starts to lose its elasticity, you can easily recover it by using a steamer or an iron with a steam function. Do not press the iron on the rib but hoover it over.

Read our detailed care instructions for more information.

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Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Materials
Mulesing Free Sheep
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Made in Italy
Informed decision making

You have the right to know where our products come from, who our partners are, what the impact is and what the ingredients are for making our garments.

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