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NOVITA – Finnisches Garn und Design seit 1928 | Event on the h+h cologne @home


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27.03.2021 | 12:40 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Knitting, Embroidery, Rug and Crochet Thread / Yarn / Wool


The event

Our yarns are so much than more products for us. They are our source of inspiration. They tell the story of our Nordic origin, our family and our love for handicrafts. The story of Novita began 90 years ago, when Ernst Gylfe , the founder of Novita, set out to fulfil his dream of providing Finns with knitting yarns of finer quality than ever before. He left for Britain to study the making of worsted spun yarn in Bradford, which is known as the birthplace of the European yarn and textile industry. On his return to Finland, he founded his own company and started spinning yarns in Helsinki in 1928. Once worsted spun yarn had found its way onto the needles and into the hearts of Finns, the Company acquired land for its own factory in Helsinki’s Lauttasaari in 1935. Nowadays our spinning factory is situated in Koria , Southeast Finland, through which 10 million balls of wool pass each year. Today Novita is a dynamic family owned business, which is run by fourth generation owner Daniela Yrjö Koskinen. Her sister and brother, Patricia and Ernst, are also closely involved and serve on the board of directors. Under their leadership, Novita aims at a wider digital and global market. We have decades of experience and knowledge of wool as one of the finest natural materials, including its