NEW: ITO Accessories Collection made of Soft Naoron Paper

ITO Accessories Collektion Needle Case

5 beautiful and useful storage accessories in Japanese minimalistic design. For knitting projects and yarn storage as well as for the daily use at home and on the road.

The material: Soft Naoron
Soft Naoron is a strong, tearproof and highly water-resistant paper that stays soft and flexible. It is made from wood pulp and polyolefin utilizing the washi-suki paper manufacturing method. It does not emit noxious fumes when burned. Products made of Soft Naoron are suitable for daily use and age beautifully.

The ITO Soft Naoron Collection: 5 beautiful and useful storage accessories
The collection contains two open baskets in different sizes for the daily use at home as well as 3 different bags: an open tote, a clutch with press buttons and a big case with zipper. Every item is available in two colors, black and either gray or brown in the style of kraft paper.
The storage collection is designed modularly, e.g. the zip case fits into the Big Basket, the Clutch and the Tote. All items are collapsible flat. The height of the bags and boxes is variable by simply folding them over.


Yarn Box Small / Project Bag


Small Basket / Yarn Box Small
Size 190 x 135 x 135 mm / 7 ½ x 5 ¼ x 5 ¼"
Colors black and gray
To store small items like up to 4 ITO yarn cones or 8 balls (great for multi-stranded knitting!), post cards, envelopes, pens, scissors etc.

Big Basket / Yarn Box Big
Size 300 x 180 x 180 mm / 11 ¾ x 7 x 7"
Colors black and gray
As storage basket for the living room, kitchen or bath room. Great for yarns and knitting projects, magazines, scarfs, hats, guest towels and everything that needs to be tucked away quickly.

Tote / Yarn Bag
Size 315 x 220 x 130 mm 7 12 ½ x 8 ¾ x 5"
Colors black and brown
A bag suitable for daily use and many occasions. The design is inspired by the omnipresent kraft paper bag, but more sustainable and perfect for the small purchase in between. Enough space for yarns and a knitting project, a magazine, cell phone and wallet as well.

Clutch / Project Bag
Size open: 350 x 210 x 110 mm / 13 ¾ x 8 ¼ x 4 ¼", closed: 280 x 210 x 110 mm / 11 x 8 ¼ x 4 ¼"
Colors black and brown
With press buttons for closing. The bag is inspired by the classic lunch bag and is in fact big enough for a snack and drinking bottle for lunch in the park. For everybody who prefers knitting to go, there is enough space for up to 6 cones and a project.

Zip Case / Needle Case
Size: 170 x 250 x 15 mm / 6 ¾ x 9 ¾ x ½"
Colors black and gray
With zipper and flat. For circular needles and dpns or other items that should stay in place like cell phone and wallet.



Care Instructions
Clean with a well wrung out, damp cloth.
No contact with hot items. Do not iron.
Do not wash. Dark colors may change, fade or run out in contact with wet items, but material won’t tear.

The storage accessories are handcrafted for ITO by a small family-run company in the traditional paper region Yamanashi in the town of Ichikawamisato.