100% Boiled Wool - Persimmon
$17.60 per quarter metre $70.40 per metre.
150cm wide, pure wool, Oekotex Standard 100 Certified.
We are excited to have found a new supply of boiled wool that's 100% wool (no synthetics or generic 'viscose'), with a beautiful colour range.
Boiled wool is very warm, a little bit stretchy, and doesn't fray at cut edges. It's a knitted wool fabric that's essentially felted (like if you accidentally throw a pure wool jumper in the regular wash). Australia's Tessuti Fabrics has a number of excellent patterns specifically for boiled wool, or you may adapt a favourite simple, roomy outer garment. Think jackets, vests and chunky jumpers.
Persimmon is a rich rusty orange.
From the Oekotex website: "If a textile article carries the STANDARD 100 label, you can be certain that every component of this article, i.e. every thread, button and other accessories, has been tested for harmful substances and that the article therefore is harmless for human health. The test is conducted by our independent OEKO-TEX® partner institutes on the basis of our extensive OEKO-TEX® criteria catalog. In the test they take into account numerous regulated and non-regulated substances, which may be harmful to human health. In many cases the limit values for the STANDARD 100 go beyond national and international requirements. The criteria catalog is updated at least once a year and expanded with new scientific knowledge or statutory requirements. It is not easy for manufacturers and customers to keep an overview of the legal situation concerning harmful substances every day. Our experts from the OEKO-TEX® institutes do this for you."