Dachstein Woolwear boiled wool extreme warm PRE FORMED mittens are made from boiled wool in a weave so dense they're almost waterproof and have been used by mountaineers for their incredible warmth even when they're covered with snow and ice. PRE FORMED means bent at 45 degrees while boiling so the mittens have a bend in the fingers that allows skiiers to better grip poles or more prosaically to grip you dog leash or steering wheel. Prevents finger fatigue in pressing on that four ply thick wool to bend to your needs. We already bent it for you in the traditional Austrian way!
Material: Made in Austria of 100% Wool.
Sizes: Available in sizes 6.5 to 9.5 inch spans.
Extreme cold weather gear famous for decades in the Alps is now available to you. Made with "4 strands of wool" instead of 3 so these Dachstein boiled wool mittens are extra warm. And Best of All they are preformed to fit your fingers snugly and give you a better grip if you are skiing or pulling. Dachstein wool mittens or mitts are the best quality organically made boiled wool mittens you can buy!
Please measure your hand from wrist to tip of longest finger to find your size. Hand wash in cold water with natural soap and air dry and they will last a lifetime.
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Wool weight or wt. is the centimeter length of one gram of wool. For example, 4.4 wt. is 4.4 cm of a ply of wool is needed to weigh one gram. So a wool weight of 7.0 wt means 7.0 cm of ply length is needed to weight a gram, making 4.4 wt wool heavier than 7.0 wt.