Long-sleeved shirt with silkwool binding around the neckline.
GOTS certified organic silkwool includes 30% silk and 70% wool and combines the best of both materials: silk’s smoothens and wool’s warmth. The thin material is breathable and elastic and offers additional warmth when worn under or over other clothes.
Hand-made in Artjärvi Finland. No washing required before use.
No washing required before first use
Airing keeps silkwool fresh longer and delays the need for washing
Long-term storage in the original sealable plastic bag (wash before storage)
Wash preferably by hand or by using the 30 Celsius degree hand or wool wash program using a biodegradable wool washing detergent
We recommend the Sonett wool and silk washing liquid for washing and Sonett gall soap for stain removal
Smooth into shape when wet
No not let dry in direct sunlight or near a heating device
Organic silk (30%) is grown in China and organic wool (70%) Is grown in Argentina and Uruguay
Silkwool combines wool’s warmth and silk’s smoothness for year-around use
Both materials keep you cool when warm and warm up in the cold weather and can absorb moisture without feeling wet
Pure natural fibers are flexible and breath even in warm weather
Due to its thin structure the material is well-suited for active everyday life but won’t tolerate heavy rubbing and sweating without felting
At the end of their lifecycle 100% wool and 100% silk return back to nature
Organic silk manufacturing requires a lot of manual crafting, see details from Our natural fibers section
The products are made and packed by Ruskovilla’s own professionals in Artjärvi Finland
The products are not finished with repellents harmful to humans or nature
The surplus silk swathes are a part of our ecological production: together with wool they are spun into knitting yarn