A sense of history
Double-cloth weaves (like the one we’ve used to make Eira), where the finished textile is two-sided and the pattern is reversed on the other side, have been used all over the world for centuries to create hard-wearing fabrics. They’re especially synonymous with Wales though, as is Eira’s pattern – a contemporary take on the St David’s cross design you’ll often spot on Welsh blankets.
From British wool…
There are so many reasons to love wool, and to choose to include it in your home. It’s naturally breathable and hypoallergenic – it can even help make your home’s air quality better. It’s also incredibly strong, and can last up to five times longer than other fibres. And, when it does come to the end of its life (decades – if not longer – later), it’s easily recyclable and biodegradable.
…to British making
Even though Eira’s based on Welsh designs, we chose to work with our partner mill in Bristol to create it. They’re pattern experts, and helped us interpret the traditional weave in a modern way. They’re also behind the limited-edition cushions in our autumn collection, so it made sense to turn to them for Eira too.
A styling tip or two
There’s a matching cushion to pair with this throw, but for a cosy, country look that layers different textures, you could also try combining it with our Tussock sheepskin cushion. Size-wise, Eira is one of our larger throws – big enough to fit comfortably over a king bed or across a sofa, but not so large that you can’t fold it over the back of a chair.
When it comes to smaller items, we don't hang around.
From our own, white-glove service for delivering larger pieces in the UK and Ireland, to our courier and international partners, rest assured that we’ve done everything we can to make sure your order gets to you on time and in one, perfect piece.
Delivery’s also entirely free if you’re in the UK and spend over £50 (or €100 in Ireland).
We believe that returns should be easy, which is why we approach them with a ‘no quibble’ mindset. And, you’ll also have 28 days to do so – just in case you need time to mull things over.
You want: easy-to-care-for pieces that you don’t need to tiptoe around. We’ve got: easy-to-read-through care guides that give you just that.
The joy of sitting in
Ways to rekindle the joy of an evening in, from the practical (choosing the perfect seat), to the fun (setting up a home cinema) to the emotive (why ‘hygge’ is still relevant).