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How to Bring the Beautiful Colours of Fall Into Your Home

November 10, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

As the seasons change it’s the perfect time to reflect the shifts in colour and shape we see around us by making subtle changes in our interiors. Whether that means some new cushions in deep greys, a new set of linen bedlinen in muted taupe, or a cozy wool throw in leaf-brown. The big colour for this autumn is brown, mirroring the fallen leaves, woodland mushrooms and earthy hues as Nature hunkers down for winter.

We’ve put together these mood boards, using browns and greys, and lots of snuggly wool and natural materials, to help you find some fall inspiration:

Fall Colour Inspiration

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Fall Interior Inspiration

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To capture the feeling of coziness and drawing in, of the darker evenings and regenerative paring back, a simple wool throw is ideal. Easy, versatile and long-wearing, a throw in brown, grey or orange tones will mirror the colours of fall, whilst providing warmth and homeliness as we spend more time indoors.

Here’s a selection of our stunning wool throws in just the perfect fall shades. Like all our products, these are expertly crafted, super soft, brilliant value and enduringly pleasing to touch.

The Roberto wool throw in taupe

The Bella baby alpaca throw in grey stripe

The Roberto throw in steel grey

The Marcello merino throw in brown

The Bella baby alpaca throw in latte

The Marcello merino throw in orange

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How to Choose the Right Wool Throw

August 21, 2017 Tags: , , , , , 1 Comment

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With the end of summer in sight (sorry!) our thoughts are turning to cozying up for autumn. We can almost smell the woodsmoke and hot chocolate already. If you are thinking of investing in a new wool throw for your home but need some help choosing the right one, here’s a handy guide. Whether you are looking for an extra-special luxe blanket, or a hardwearing wool throw for the family to snuggle up under, we can help.

For a luxe, exquisite wool throw

Cashmere is what you are after. Long renowned for its ultra-softness and incredible warmth, cashmere is the ultimate in luxury wool. Our cashmere throws are crafted from top quality cashmere wool, and spun into meltingly soft throws that are perfect for the bedroom or for lounging on the sofa (you might want to keep it all to yourself though). A cheaper option is one of our cashmere/ merino throws, made from a combination that blends the best qualities of the two types of wool into one gorgeous, superfine blanket.

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For a great all-rounder

If you are looking for a versatile, hard-wearing throw that can withstand family life without stinting on style, go for a pure wool throw. These are perfect for cuddling up in front of the TV, or throwing on the grass for a picnic, or draping over a bed on a chilly evening. Wool will keep you warm without being stuffy, and has inherent anti-bacterial properties, so you can keep cleaning to a minimum. A good wool throw will last for years, meaning you could be investing in a family heirloom, with all the memories of family picnics, holiday film-watching and being tucked into bed woven into every fibre.

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For some subtle pattern

If you want to bring some pattern into your interior, without going for all-out bold, statement pieces, one of our alpaca throws might be just what you need. Crafted from a blend of wool and supersoft alpaca yarn, these throws have a subtle plaid pattern and come in three delightful muted colour ways. Ideal for complementing the minimalist/ Scandi-chic look with a gentle swathe of colour.

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For sustainable, long-lasting softness

Merino wool is used worldwide as an insulating material – from thermal undergarments to bedsocks – and with good reason. It is incredibly warm yet very soft and lightweight, making it a great choice for people with sensitive skins or who find pure wool a bit itchy. Our merino throws are produced from sustainably sourced wool and will last a lifetime if properly looked after, making them an ideal addition to an environmentally-friendly home in need of a pop of colour or some extra softness.

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For something bright and cosy, with a hint of luxury

Our mohair throws come in a delightful red and blue colourway, and are crafted from a blend of superfine merino wool and luxurious mohair. The design is bold yet charming, inviting you to curl up with a book under its warmth, or stand outside on a winter’s evening staring at the stars with it draped around your shoulders. Charming, unusual yet ultimately homely and cozy. What else could you need?

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And the fantastic thing about all these wool throws is that even if the sun shines on well into September, you can use them for wild camping nights sleeping outdoors, or impromptu picnics on the beach, or building the best sofa forts the summer vacation ever saw. Season upon season, a wool throw will bring you joy and comfort.

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Choosing the Perfect Throw for Spring (1)

February 28, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , 1 Comment

With spring just around the corner we all start dreaming about lightweight jackets, windbreakers, sneakers and late afternoon walks in the park. To make sure you are ready for it when spring finally comes there are several items for you to get that are essential for spring. One of the essentials is a cosy throw that is just perfect for you and we are here to help you find one.

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Wool Throw Types and Benefits of Choosing Them

October 24, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

With winter just around the corner and the cold weather approaching faster and faster each day, everyone starts thinking about warmer clothes and cosy candle-lit atmosphere. One of the most trendy and all in all great choices for warming yourself up in the autumn is wool throws.

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Merino Wool Throws – How to Unshrink

January 16, 2013 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 2 Comments

Shrinking a wool throw or a garment is often a case when too warm temperatures are used while washing them or in the dryer.

How to unshrink a sweater or wool throw?

It is still may be possible to restore the original size of your merino wool throw or a garment. As the possibility to restore the wool throw depends on a variety of factors, it is probable to increase your throw or sweater by as much as a size and a half using this process (can work for other wool knit objects as well, for that matter).

How to unshrink wool throw?

So, what to do? Follow these steps and be gentle with your wool throws, blankets or piece of clothing.

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Wool Throws – Perfect Gifts for Christmas

November 19, 2012 Tags: , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Curling up on a sofa after a hectic day with a warm and cozy wool throw is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Similar to slipping into a nice warm bath – heavenly. Quality wool throw provides luxurious comfort and helps to relax. If this is what you wish to your closest – include wool throws and blankets to your Christmas gifts list.

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Wool throws & blankets are used not only to cover oneself on chilly evenings – they are perfect as duvets in colder months. Or as an extra layer on a top of a duvet. There are only little alternatives to a pure wool throw to keep one warm at night. Unlike man made bedding, wool blanket won’t slide around and end up on the floor, sleeping under a pure wool blanket is like being gently hugged you as one sleeps. Wool has natural breathing properties. It traps warmth in the winter, but also lets air flow through wool, preventing one from overheating in the summer.

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Merino Wool Throws & Blankets

May 8, 2012 Tags: , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Choosing a wool throw or a blanket one must include merino wool throws & blankets among the options. Merino wool products are well known for their warmth, resilience, natural elasticity and softness. These properties make merino wool the ideal material for quality sleeping environment. Merino wool provides throws & blankets with lasting texture and comfort and also resists microbes and dust mites.

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In order to help you choosing the best merino wool throw or blanket, we have put together this article, so read on!

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