M's Recycled Wool Sweater - El Cap Khaki
A durable crewneck sweater from Patagonia, with a 7-guage jersey and fisherman’s stitch, the Recycled Wool Sweater is made from a blend of recycled wool and recycled nylon reducing the impact of material production whilst keeping you warm.
In a perfect blend of soft, winter ready 70% recycled wool, 26% nylon and 4% other fibres, you can wear the Recycled Wool Sweater over a shirt or under a shell to keep pace with the conditions outside. It has fully fashioned armholes for exceptional quality and long-lasting wear, while impeccable hand-linked finish at the cuffs and hem increases durability and help shape retention for years of wear.
- Made of a durable and comfortable 70% recycled wool/26% recycled nylon/4% other fibres
- Fully fashioned armholes and hand-linked finish at cuffs and hem for long-lasting wear
- 2x2 ribbed crewneck, hem and cuffs
- Cuffs fold up and tack down for extra warmth
- Hip length
- 408 g (14.4 oz)
PROVENANCE AND ETHICS
Patagonia was founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1973, the company's roots are in clothing for rock and alpine climbing, but they now produce a diverse mix of apparel targeted towards skiers, snowboarders, surfers and climbers. Patagonia are a world leader in creating ethical, sustainable clothing.
Recycled Wool: One of the ways Patagonia work to lessen the impact of wool production in their products is to recycle used wool - a practice dating back hundreds of years and actively diverting waste from landfill. Aided by modern-day quality controls, wool fibres are sorted into colour categories prior to use, helping to eliminate the dyeing process, saving water and chemicals and eliminating the resulting wastewater.
Recycled Nylon: After years of research, development, and testing, and two decades of recycled polyester Patagonia have finally found some recycled nylon fibres that are suitable for apparel. Some of the recycled nylon they use comes from post-industrial waste fibre, yarn collected from a spinning factory, and waste from the weaving mills that can be processed into reusable nylon fibre.