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.
Today we are going to tell you about the most commonly known types of wool and the benefits of choosing them so you can easily choose the best wool throw for the chilly autumn.
Merino wool is a type of wool produced from merino sheep. Merino wool is known for its high quality and breathability. Throws made from merino wool are extremely soft. Because of the softness merino wool is also suitable for people who have extremely sensitive skin. Merino also offers high warmth to weight ratio, being extremely light but still incredibly warm.
As you can guess, alpaca wool is produces from the beautiful alpacas. Being one of the most luxurious fibres in the world, alpaca wool has a bright and amazing look. One of the most remarkable qualities of alpaca wool is its softness. This type is wool is almost water resistant and is considered to be one of the strongest fibres. Alpaca wool is unique since it has no lanolin and therefore the wool is considered to be hypoallergenic – suitable for people with allergies.
Cashmere, on the other hand, is made from the hair of cashmere goats. Cashmere is much softer than regular wool, you can even feel it with your fingers, and therefore it is consider a luxurious and classy type of wool. On top of being long lasting it travels well and does not wrinkle. High quality cashmere does not stretch. It is a perfect type of wool for a long lasting soft throw.