In the early 19th century, in Hailuoto Island people began to knit Luotolais sweater. Mothers and daughters knit shirts for men. Men used them as casual and work shirts. This tradition of knitting has been successfully treasured to this day.
This knit has successfully retained its traditional look and is perfect for today. Knitting from Pirkka yarn from Taito Pirkanmaa, it is also well suited for indoor knitting. The ecological Pirkka yarn is perfect for this traditional knitwear. It is durable, recyclable and the staining process does not burden the environment. The processing of the yarns takes place in a small area, so that transportation is as short as possible.
The kit contains 800 g of thin Pirkka yarn, buttons and work instructions in Finnish for size S-XL.
Thin Pirkka yarn tex 125 x 2, 100 % wool, approx. 400 m / 100 g.
The yarn is suitable for both machine and hand knitting and weaving.
The shirt should be hand washed, ventilating in fresh air will increase the washing interval.
Applied to Pirkka yarn from traditional model Minna Ahonen, Taito Pirkanmaa.
Commercial manufacture of the product is prohibited.