Wool is nature’s own wonder fibre and has many inherent characteristics that cannot be reproduced by manmade fibres. These inherent qualities make wool the natural choice for a good nights sleep and the best part is they will not fade or wash out over time.
Comfort – wool is comfortable due to its unique spring like fibre structure. The natural crimp offers excellent support for all as well as relief from bed sores and a number of other medical conditions.
Micro-Climate control – wool regulates your body temperature keeping you warm in winter and cool in summer, maintaining a steady temperature also leads to a more restful sleep. This is an especially important feature of our merino wool baby blanket.
Air Quality – wool fibres absorb and hold on to indoor pollutants, improving air quality while you sleep.
Anti Microbial – wool blankets are naturally anti-microbial due to its protein composition and unique surface scale structure on which bacteria are unable to survive.
Odour Control – the moisture absorbing properties of wool absorb sweat from the skin and halt the generation of odour causing bacteria, keeping your bedding fresher for longer.
Natural Flame Resistance – wool is naturally flame-resistant so makes for a safer sleep.
Sustainable – wool is a natural and fully sustainable fibre from a renewable source.
Hypoallergenic – wool is naturally hypoallergenic and so is perfect for anyone with allergies of sensitivities.
Dirt Repellent – the antistatic nature of wool reduces the attraction of lint and dust and the surface scales prevent dirt from penetrating the fibre surface.
Asthma friendly – dust mites are a key trigger for Asthma attacks, they cannot survive on wool making it a perfect choice for asthma suffers.
Sleep Better Under Wool – sleeping in and under wool has been scientifically proven to improve sleep quality by up to 25%. Many of our blankets, such as the Duchess merino wool blanket, can be used both in Summer as a duvet alternative and as an extra duvet layer in winter.