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   Apr 03

FAQs about Wool Bedding

Wool duvets, pillows and even mattresses are having a surge in popularity recently. This is because more and more people are realising the advantages and benefits of going back to natural materials such as wool compared to synthetics. However, not everybody is convinced of the value of wool bedding, or are confused as to what [...]

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   Mar 15

Growing your Own

Food prices are rising, and with current food scares, people are wary about what and where they are buying their food. Increasingly, people turn to fresh, organic vegetables for their dinner plates, but organic veg can be quite expensive. One way of ensuring you get fresh vegetables cheaply and know exactly what has gone into [...]

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   Mar 02

Why Wool is Kind to the Environment and Kind to your Skin

These days people care a lot more about the clothing and bedding products they buy. Eco friendly and natural and two things more and more people look out for when buying products such as bed linen. Man-made fibres and intensive growing methods of crops such as cotton, mean people are more savvy as to what [...]

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   Jan 14

The Uniqueness of Wool Fibres

Wool bedding, such as duvets, pillows and bed toppers are incredibly popular. People love the warmth, comfort and naturalness of wool, which is why the entire wool industry is having a renaissance. Wool has some remarkable properties, which is why humans have been using wool as bedding and for thousands of years. And the secret [...]

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   Jan 07

Bedding Buying Guide

For keeping warm and reducing heating costs at night, the right bedding can make a big difference. Tucked up warm and cosy in a pure wool duvet means you don’t have to have the radiators on all night, but buying bedding can be difficult with so much choice around. Understanding tog ratings and ensuring you [...]

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   Dec 31

10 Reasons for Choosing Wool Bedding

Wool bedding is making a comeback. More and more people are realising the benefits of sleeping in a pure wool duvet, wool pillow or wool bed topper.  As a material, wool has many advantages over other bedding fabrics, so iy are wondering why you should go wool, here are ten very good reasons. Suitable for [...]

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   Dec 24

Wool Back in Vogue

Wool has always been an important material for making bedding and clothing in the UK. However, for quite a few years in recent history, due mainly to the rise of synthetic fibres, wool use declined, despite the fact that in most cases it provides a superior and more comfortable material for making clothing and bedding. [...]

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   Nov 21

Wool More Popular than Ever

You’d have thought in the technology age in which we all live, that ancient materials such as wool would have lost favour compared to more modern synthetic materials. While the development of polyester and nylon in the middle of the last century did see people move away from woollen products, today the demand for wool [...]

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   Nov 14

Wool for Children’s Bedding

The right bedding for children is incredibly important. Not only should toddlers and babies always be kept at the right temperature, but also their bedding should be non-allergenic and shouldn’t harbour dust mites – a leading cause of allergies and asthma. Of course, bedding for children needs also to be soft and comfortable to ensure [...]

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   Nov 07

From Ewe to You: the wool process

Wool is one of the most comfortable, natural and warm fabrics used in clothing and bedding. Nothing provides as good a night’s sleep as a pure wool duvet or 100% wool pillow, and wool is perfect for keeping you warm in winter and cool in summer. Wool has been around for thousands of years. However, [...]

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