Types of Wool | Learn about the different types of wool we use. – The Mitten Company

Lamb's Wool Mittens

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These mittens are made from the wool of young sheep before they reach 7 months old. It is very soft, strong and light in texture – resilient and smooth. Typically used in fine-grade woolen fabrics, we have repurposed it for our fine-grade wool mittens!

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Merino Wool Mittens

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These mittens are made from the fine and soft wool produced by the Merino Sheep. Merino wool fibers bend easily for softness and flexibility. Our Merino mittens keep you cool when its hot, and warm when you're cold!

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Shetland Wool Mittens

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These mittens are made from a fine loosely twisted yarn produced from the Shetland Sheep. Shetland wool texture varies from fine to coarse, originally ideal for sweaters. But, we have put our Shetland wool through a wash/dry process to soften and strengthen the fibers. Now ideal for our mittens!

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Boiled Wool Mittens

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These mittens are made by shrinking knitted wool fabrics and interlocking the fibers into a felt like texture. Wool that has been boiled/felted is known to be warmer, durable and windproof. Perfect for mitten material!

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Cashmere Wool Mittens

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These mittens are made from the fine and soft wool produced by mature goats. Garments made of cashmere provide excellent insulation and reflect a high-class, cozy-chic style!

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