Patagonia Men's Iron Forge Hemp™Canvas Double Knee Pants - Short
The durable foundation of our Workwear line, these heavy-duty, double-knee work pants are made from our innovative 12.9-oz Iron Forge Hemp™ canvas, which is 25% more abrasion resistant than conventional cotton duck canvas and needs no break-in. Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.
- Made of tough, comfortable and highly abrasion-resistant 12.9-oz 55% industrial hemp/27% recycled polyester/18% organic cotton canvas
- Allows freedom of movement on the job
- Contoured waistband has seven belt loops for increased strength and carrying capacity; sturdy zip fly with metal button closure
- Deep enough to hold hand tools; the gussets keep an everyday-carry knife or tape measure handy.
- Keep hand tools handy and create a double-fabric seat for added abrasion resistance.
- Add durability in high-contact areas. Bottom openings accommodate knee pads and allow easy cleanout.
- Fit easily over boots or can be tucked in
- 921 g (32.5 oz)
12.9-oz 55% industrial hemp/27% recycled polyester/18% organic cotton.
Fair Trade Certified™ sewn
Hemp is an alternative natural fiber that’s cultivated with low impact on the environment. It requires no irrigation, uses no pesticides or synthetic fertilizers, and is harvested and processed by hand. It’s one of the most durable natural fibers on the planet, and results in a fabric with a wonderful drape, comparable to linen.
Unfortunately, industrial hemp is illegal to grow in most parts of the world because government agencies continue to associate it with marijuana. We currently import our high-quality hemp from China, and continue to hope that it might someday grow freely again.
Patagonia makes garments with hemp alone or blended with other fibers like recycled polyester, organic cotton and spandex.
Fair Trade Certified™
We pay a premium for every Fair Trade Certified item that carries our label. That extra money goes directly to the workers at the factory, and they decide how to spend it. The program also promotes worker health and safety and social and environmental compliance, and encourages dialog between workers and management.
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