This headband (earwarmer), hand knit in pure qiviut (called the cashmere of the North), shows an attractive cable pattern all along its length. The cables create a second layer which will keep your ears even warmer. It is ideal for those who do not like wearing hats, especially for runners or joggers.
The pure qiviut here is dyed in a deep and rich burgundy giving the garment an elegant appearance.
Head band "Hernando Island" pure qiviut burgundy
100% qiviut (muskox under down), dyed in a deep, rich, dark burgundy.
Qiviut is 8 times warmer than wool by weight, feather light and incredibly soft. It wicks moisture away, is breathable and hypo-allergenic. Qiviut does not felt or shrink. It is durable and can be worn for many years to come.
NOTE: On the downside, it does not maintain elasticity and due to its fine structure, it has a tendency to pill. Please, carefully cut pills away with sharp scissors.
Width: 3 1/2" (=9cm)
Length all around: 18" (46cm) unstretched. Fits many/all ladies sizes
Hand wash in luke warm water with special wool detergent,rinse, squeeze out excess water, and lay flat to dry. Qiviut improves with every washing, it will become softer.