Twill as a pattern is a stylishly descending. The silky, fine gloss comes from the Stinging nettle and the roughness of the fibre hemp makes the fabric interesting and fine. The fabric is suitable for both bedding and clothing. The dull luster of The Stinging nettle can be seen on the surface of the fabric and the Stinging nettle and hemp as a breathable fibre bring a very comfortable feel when used in clothing.
Width: 164 cm
Weight: 259 g / meter
Thickness of yarn used in the fabric:
Tex 30 × 2 tex
Color: off-white, The Stinging nettle and fibre hemp bring small natural color changes to the yarn
25% European TheStinging nettle (urtica dioica)
25% Fibre hemp grown in Europe
50% 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:
the Stinging nettle: Germany
hemp fibre: Germany
organic cotton: Turkey
fabric design: Knokkon
Manufactured by Knokkon Textiles Company Oy
Twill is a versatile fabric weave and it has a particularly soft drape. The weave is characterized by its diagonal lines, which are created by an offset in the warp threads. Twill is popular because it is very durable. Twill made from the Stinging nettle fits into clothes and in bedding giving them an eco-luxurious look. The Stinging nettle fibre is superior in breathability compared to other natural fibres and the hemp fibre also has excellent breathability, ie twill is ideal for getting close to the skin. Twill in natural color blends in many interiors. Washing softens the fabric and gives it its final shape. Twill typically shrinks by about 15%.
Knokkon’s goal is to keep the products’ carbon footprint to a minimum. The materials are ecological and procured as close as possible. The Stinging nettle (urtica dioica) used in the fabric is cultivated organically and ethically in Germany. The fibres are mechanically removed without water using an innovative method. The cotton used to bind the fabric is ethically and organically produced in Turkey. The yarns used in the fabric are spun in Germany. Design and weaving take place in Finland.
The Stinging nettle-hemp-cotton fabric is an ecological choice also because no pesticides or pesticides are used in the cultivation of the materials. The Stinging nettle and hemp fibre need only rain to grow, which also saves groundwater.
Thank you for choosing an ethically produced organic product!