Patagonia Knit Balaclava
Patagonia Knit Balaclava is built for cold weather. Patagonia Knit Balaclava is made with a soft blend of 70% recycled wool, 25% recycled nylon and 5% other fiber. It traps heat and resists moisture to keep you warm and motivated, even in the most challenging cold-weather conditions. The smooth polyester fleece lining wicks moisture, feels comfortable on the skin and dries quickly. The face opening can be worn above the mouth or under the chin.
- Made of a soft recycled wool/nylon blend for warmth and comfort
- Polyester fleece lining next to skin is warm, cozy and dries quickly
- Face opening can be worn above mouth or under chin
- 145 g (5.1 oz)
In 1993, we adopted fleece into our product line made from post consumer recycled (PCR) plastic soda bottles. We were the first outdoor clothing manufacturer to do so. PCR™ clothing was a positive step towards a more sustainable system – one that uses fewer resources, discards less and better protects people’s health.
Today, we’re able to utilize more sources for recycled polyester and offer it on more garments such as Capilene® baselayers, shell jackets, board shorts, and fleece. We now recycle used soda bottles, unusable manufacturing waste, and worn out garments (including our own) into polyester fibers to produce many of our clothes.
Using recycled polyester lessens our dependence on petroleum as a raw material source, curbs discards and reduces toxic emissions from incinerators.
bluesign® Approved Fabric
Patagonia has worked with bluesign technologies since 2000 to evaluate and reduce resource consumption in our materials supply chain, and to assist us with managing the chemicals, dyes and finishes used in the process. bluesign technologies, based in Switzerland, works at each step in the textile supply chain to approve chemicals, processes, materials, and products that are safe for the environment, safe for workers, and safe for end customers.
In 2007, Patagonia became the first brand to officially join the network of bluesign® system partners.
Any fabric you see that’s bluesign® approved offers the highest level of consumer safety by employing methods and materials in their manufacture that conserve resources and minimize impacts on people and the environment.
The Footprint Chronicles®
Patagonia promote fair labor practices, safe working conditions and environmental responsibility throughout the Patagonia supply chain.
Below are the suppliers that impact the Patagonia Micro D™ Fleece Gaiter