Keeping the knee protected and still providing efficient mobility was difficult in the early Middle Ages. It was only at the end of the medieval period that the robust poleyns could easily attach themselves to their armor!
This pair of poleyns is handmade 16 gauge tough soft steel; it has comfortable and safe padding inside. They attach themselves to sturdy genuine leather straps (3.5 mm thick) and sturdy iron buckles for a comfortable fit. The historically inspired wings also protects the side of the knee,