Monthly Archives: November 2015

Caring for your Wool Clothing

It’s more than likely that you own something made of wool, whether it be a scarf, sweater, hat or a blanket. Wool can be a tricky fabric to care for and clean if you know nothing about it. You probably invested quite a bit of money into these garments as well and there are some tips and tricks that can help you get the most out of your investment. Taking care of your garments properly they will ensure that they last much longer and while wool naturally propels dirt, which means it can last a long time without needing to be washed, it will need to be washed eventually.  Continue reading

Wool Shoes and Slippers

When you think of wool, shoes might not be the first thing to come to mind, however there are many reasons why you should consider purchasing wool shoes or slippers. Wool fibre has many unique characteristics that make it ideal for shoes and slippers. Wool is incredibly warm, can absorb up to one-third of its weight in water and gives off heat while drying. Along with absorbing moisture, wool can release moisture as well. Wool is also a great fibre for slippers and shoes because it is non-allergenic and prevents the growth of bacteria. This versatile fibre is also a renewable and healthy resource.   Continue reading