Why merino lambswool?
Lambswool is the name given to the fleece from a sheep’s first shearing, and it’s naturally much finer and softer than any other. Merino wool comes from a particular breed of sheep, prized for their very strong and silky fleeces. So naturally, the lambswool of merino sheep is some of the very best for creating a smooth, supple and light blanket. And, like all wool, it’s also biodegradable, insulating and hypoallergenic.
In the making
Thornton’s created by our family-run partner mill in Delph, a village which sits on the border of Lancashire and Yorkshire. They start with the fleeces straight from the farm, before washing, spinning, dyeing, weaving and finishing their wool textiles themselves.
Most of this throw is woven in two colours of yarn: white on the warp (from top to bottom) and deep green on the weft (left to right). It creates a tiny chequerboard design which, from a distance, gives this panel a mottled – or heathered – appearance. The end section, for contrast, is more solidly dark green on the front and paler on the back. It’s our softer, subtler take on colour blocking.
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.
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