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Fine-Knit Turtleneck Jumper KANJA Melawear

Men Fine-Knit Turtleneck made from certified cotton


  Ethical production

  Sustainable production

  Natural material

Certified material






Turtleneck is ethically made in India and knitted from 100% finest Fairtrade Cotton from organic farming, it is characterized by a particularly pleasant, soft feel and is also completely vegan.

High-quality, timelessly cut turtleneck sweater impresses with its fine, smooth knit structure. As the fabric is pre-washed, the fit is maintained and makes our jumper an especially durable product.

With its timeless look, it is the ideal companion for the colder season.

Non-ordinary piece has this certifications:

  • Grüner Knopf
  • Fairtrade Cotton
  • Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS, Organic, CERES-0199)

Additional information

Weight N/A

Material and Care

100% combed organic cotton 2/30 fine knit

Organic cotton is characterized by pleasant, soft feel and durable.

Wash at 30°C. Do not iron. We recommend natural drying before using the dryer. Fabric is pre-washed.


Size S M L XL
1/2 Chest 48 cm 51 cm 54 cm 57 cm
Sleeve 65 cm 66 cm 67 cm 68 cm
Length 67 cm 69 cm 71 cm 73 cm
1/2  Hip 38 cm 40 cm 43 cm 46 cm
Shoulder 40 cm 42 cm 44 cm 46 cm

Turtleneck is regular fit.


Melawear is a German brand that creates a bridge between honest farmers of cotton, from the seed through ethical fairtrade manufacturing process in India to the conscious customer. Its name is derived from the word “Mela”, meaning festival in the Hindi language. Just like festival is a place for connecting people and communities of various descent, Melawear also strives for connecting its customers with apparel manufacturers.

Melawear focuses on basic clothing pieces that create the foundation of everyone’s wardrobe. Minimalistic backpacks, modern footwear and timeless fashionable pieces for women, men and children alike are created with respect towards people and nature itself.

The three basic pillars of the Melawear brand is sustainability, social responsibility and ecological approach, bridging them together in their manufacturing process. Under the Cradle to Cradle innovative concept, Melawear perpetually uses manufacturing materials without producing unnecessary waste. Melawear is first among international brands that complies with difficult criteria set by Fairtrade Cotton Standard and GOTS. Melawear became a part of a social project Germany Fairtrade Textile that supports fair wage distribution to Indian seamstresses. In 2006, Melawear also pledged to use energy from renewable sources in its manufacturing processes, as well as high quality certificated dyes and fabric, which can be then recycled and reused.