Engel is one of the original champions of untreated organic merino wool clothes. The wool comes from Merino sheep kept in their natural environment, organically farmed and therefore living a healthy and stress-free life. The usage of pesticides is forbidden both on pastures and on animals. All of Engel’s products are organic (GOTS certfied) and produced in Germany. All the dyestuffs used are free from heavy metals and free from harmful AZO-dyes.
material: 100% virgin wool
This product doesn't need to be washed before using it for the first time. After the knitting process, the fabric is washed to rinse out any excess dye residues and to remove knitting oils and dirt. It should be washed as little as possible. Wool regenerates in oxygen-rich air of its own accord so it can also just be well-aired or hung in the damp of the bathroom after a shower.
Need a wash anyway? Wool fleece is more sensitive than other woolen fabrics. We strongly recommend washing this jacket by hand in lukewarm water of max. 30°C and with a little (biological) wool-wash detergent. Make sure to prevent temperature variations (so don't rinse with cold water!). After washing, gently squeeze the water out of the jacket, pull it into shape (avoid wringing or rubbing) and let it air dry while laying flat. Should you choose to machine wash this jacket, please note that this is at your own risk. You should select a wool wash programme of max. 30°C and manually adjust the spin speed to max. 600 rpm. Use a little wool-wash detergent, don't use any softener. Cold rinsing can cause the jacket to shrink, make sure this feature is disabled.