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Natural and eco-friendly manufactured wools
All products of La Maison de la Maille are made from natural and eco-friendly wools.
The wool shearing is essential to keep the well-being of animals. We make a priority out of working with labelled players, that can guaranty good treatment for the animals.
As for our recycled wools, they are produced by recycling new knitting offcuts.
Whether it is about our recycled wools, Merino, Baby-Alpaca, or French Alpaca, we select the one suppliers able to produce a satisfactory thread in terms of our policy for quality, traceability and responsibility.
This ecological and innovative thread registers with the idea of a Circular Economy.
It was created with our partner Les Filatures du Parc, located in Brassac in the Tarn region. A unique process of recycling offcuts of newly made knittings – coming from European knittings workshops – was developed there.
As a true upgrade of the fabric, this process is one of a kind.
These threads ensure the great quality of this resistant set of blankets.
Merino Wool allows to get a very soft thread. It is then worked by Baruffa, an Italian weaving mill founded in 1850 and committed to a sustainable development policy.
Rigorously selected, those extra long and thin fibres come from animals bred and pampered in Australia.
Highly permeable, this wool is naturally flexible and very resistant.
Thermoregulating, it is warm yet very light.
Rare and coveted, this alpaca wool is one of the softness wools in the world.
According to the fineness of the fiber, this wool can be classified into different categories, including the "Baby Alpaca" category for fibers with a fineness between 19 and 21 microns. It is one of the essential ingredients for the incomparable softness of our throws.
This wool comes from the annual shearing of camelids living in freedom in the Andean highlands.
Those animals produce a fiber that is known for being strong, fluffy and very soft; it also is hypoallergenic.
Born in Arequipa, Peru, at an eco-friendly weaving mill - this exceptional wool is certified organic and fair trade.
In order to preserve their natural qualities, these threads are not dyed thus keeping the natural fibres colours of the animals.
(Origine France Garantie)