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Novita

A family business established in 1928, Novita is the largest manufacturer of yarns in the Nordic countries. The company’s spinning mill in Kouvola, Finland manufactures one million kilograms, or 10 million balls of yarn, per year! Now in the family's fourth generation, we're so happy to welcome Novita to Canada - so you can get it here rather than trying to overstuff your suitcase on visits to Finland!

Novita's yarns are made to be warm and durable. They also invest heavily in renewable energy sources and purchase their raw materials, including wool, from nearby regions.

  • 7 Brothers

    Novita 7 Veljestä (7 Brothers)

    Just the right strength and magnificent colors have made Novita's 7 Brothers a true long-term favorite. 7 Brothers is a blend of 75% superwash wool and 25% nylon. The warmth and stretch of the yarn comes from the high-quality wool, while the durability comes from the nylon used. Yarn is suitable for any knitting or crochet patterns with Aran or Worsted as the recommended weight. Multiraita & Raita are self-striping qualities of 7 Brothers, while Polaris is a variegated colouring.

    We recommend needle sizes 3.25mm - 3.75mm for socks, or 4.50mm  - 5.50mm for other items such as hats, mittens and sweaters. 

    Machine washable at 40 degrees - we recommend on a delicate cycle. Novita is always made in Finland. 

    75% Superwash Wool, 25% Nylon, 8 Ply 

    18sts = 4" / 10cm on 5.0mm / US 8 needles 

    4: Aran

    218yds / 200m per 100g / 3.5oz ball

    One ball is enough for;  a hat, or a pair of mittens, or a pair of children's or small adult's socks. For medium or larger adult feet/longer leg socks please purchase two balls to ensure you have enough for your full project.

  • Venla

    Novita Venla


    Made in Finland like all of Novita's yarns, Venla is the classic 4-ply yarn perfect for socks and finer accessories. Wonderful yardage and easy care!

    Please note that Venla is not a yarn regularly distributed in Canada: for each colour we have to have it specially shipped from Finland, due to this we can't have the full range of colours available - however, you are welcome to request colours for future orders!


    75% Superwash Wool, 25% Polyamide

    28 - 32sts = 4" / 10cm on 2.0 - 3.0mm needles

    1: Fingering, 1: Sock Blends

    460yds / 420m per 100g / 3.5oz ball