Linen pattern is a timeless and versatile fabric. The pattern repeats the Stinging nettles silky dull shine evenly and is comfortable against the skin. Plain fabric fits naturally in many interiors and is a great choice for clothing. The fabric absorbs and captures dyes very well.
Fabric width: 164 cm
Weight: 255 g / meter
Thickness of yarn used in the fabric:
Tex 30 × 2 tex
Color: off-white, nettle gives small natural color variations to the fabric.
30% European nettle (urtica dioica)
70% Turkish cotton
The cotton used in the product is organic certified
Care instructions for Knokkon Textiles:
Wash Knokkon textiles separately from other laundry, lint may be removed from natural fibres, especially in the first few washes.
It is a good idea to fill the washing machine in half so that any loose fibres are rinsed off properly
The washing temperature of the fabrics is 40 ° Celcius
No tumble dry
Do not dry clean
Do not bleach
No dry cleaning
Ironing up to 150 °Celcius
Fabric shrinks by about 15%
Countries of origin:
hemp fibre: Germany
organic cotton: Turkey
fabric design: Knokkon
Manufactured by Knokkon Textiles Company Oy
Knokkon linen pattern brings back the ancient nettle fabric. The finest nettle core fibers were woven in the nettle linen pattern and transported from Scandinavia to fashion houses in Paris in the 15th and 16th centuries. Decorations and even underwear for the royalties were made fromfabrics containing the Stinging nettle. the Stinging nettle is the most breathable natural fiber fabric that deserves to get close to the skin.
Plain linen pattern with natural color suits many purposes. The fabric softens and turns a little lighter with every wash.
Knokkon’s goal is to keep the products’ carbon footprint to a minimum. The materials are ecological and procured as close as possible. The nettle (urtica dioica) used in the fabric is cultivated organically and ethically in Germany. The fibers are mechanically removed without water using an innovative method. The cotton used to bind the bastfibres is ethically and organically produced in Turkey. The yarns used in the fabric are spun in Germany. Design and productions of the fabric is Finnish.
The nettle-hemp-cotton fabric is an ecological choice also because no pesticides or pesticides are used in the cultivation of the materials. Nettle and fiber hemp need only rain to grow, which also saves groundwater.
Thank you for choosing an ethically produced organic product!