Northwood Blanket Company: Old Sweaters Live Again

Old sweaters can go to the landfill, or sit on the racks at thrift shops for years. At Northwood Blankets, old sweaters live again as high quality multicoloured blankets. "Our sweaters are sourced from thrift merchants throughout the studio area. Once acquired, the sweaters are washed using a unique process designed to enhance the natural qualities of the fibre. They are then cut, sorted and sewn into our fabulous products" The jurors at the Leonardo Da Vinci awards for Innovation said: "This simple idea presents an opportunity to be more aware of sustainable alternatives, conserve energy and keep warm at the same time." ::Northwood Blankets found at ::One of a Kind