Choosing wool over synthetic and manmade fibres
Choosing wool over synthetic and manmade fibres is something we should all strive to consider.
The longevity of a product is an investment and one the planet will be grateful for, for many years to come. Wool will naturally biodegrade back into the land giving mother nature additional nutrients she would not get from plastics and other such non-natural materials.
Wool garments can be washed less often and at lower temperatures, which has a lower impact on the environment.
Knoll’s policy is to offer yarns produced from wools from non-mulesed sources only. All dyeware used in Knoll products conforms to European REACH standards.
Explore our full collection or discover our exclusively British ‘Heritage’ range, made using the fleeces of UK born and bred sheep – different percentages are blended together to achieve a beautiful variety of shades.
“Wool garments are amongst the oldest kept in wardrobes, championing the fibre’s durability and ability to last.” – Woolmark
“It is abundantly clear to me that we need to make changes to the way we think about the production, use and the disposal of clothing and textiles if we are going to get anywhere near to meeting the United Nations climate change goals set for the industry.
A major part of that change has to be moving from a linear system to a circular one, where textiles and clothing are produced sustainably, enjoy long use, and are made using natural materials, specifically wool, which will biodegrade naturally and quickly at the end of their useful life”.
King Charles III, former Prince of Wales,
Patron of Campaign for Wool