100% Organic Merino Wool Fleece Suit Blue or Natural
Soft and gorgeous little fleece snuggle suits for the smallest babies. Thick and luxurious fleece.
Size: These are generously sized and can be used with the flap folded over the hands and feet and then later without. So they do last.
50/56 (newborn - 3 months) - 55 cm from shoulder to foot and 19 cm from crotch to foot.
62/68 (3-6 months). 63 cm from shoulder to foot and 22 cm from crotch to foot.
Care: This is untreated wool so it has self cleaning and anti bacterial properties, you do not need to wash it very often and to protect the fleece it is best if you don't. When you do wash it either wash it by hand or in a pillow case on a delicate cold program with wool detergent or shampoo! Do not wring it! Let it dry flat, squeeze out any excess liquid with a towel!
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. All the wool is organic virgin merino wool.
Sizes are given in cm according to your child's height. To choose a size measure your child! If you have any doubt please get in touch and I can measure the item for you!
Here are a breakdown of sizes:
|50 - 56||newborn - 1 month|
|62 - 68||3 - 6 months|
|74 - 80||9-12 months|
|86 - 92||18 - 36 months|
|92||18 - 36 months|
|104||3 - 4 years|
|116||5 - 6 years|
|128||7 - 8 years|
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. Please note that Engel is priced according to size. The merino is untested and needs to be hand washed or washed on a cold program in a machine you trust.
Wool needs a little extra care when washing! However it is not a fibre like cotton, it repels dirt and is self cleaning and does not need to be washed as often as cotton. Ideally wash it as little as possible. Often hanging it outsides spraying it with a little mist for a day will freshen it up. It can be worn many times without washing and you can spot wash it if something has been spilled on it. It sounds strange but it works!
Care - Untreated wool brands: Engel, Selana and Cosilana are made of untreated merino wool which ideally needs hand washing. Wash very gently by hand in water that must stay the same cool temperature both for washing and rinsing. Changing temperature can shock the wool and shrink it. You should use a special soap for wool or shampoo. Stretch the wool into shape when wet, and pull lengthwise and lay flat to dry.
Many people, including us wash untreated wool on a gentle cold machine washing on a wool or hand wash program. This is at your own risk and you need to be sure your machine actually washes and rinses at the stated temperature, and it is very important to use a wool detergent! If you are planning to wash it in the machine it may shrink a bit length wise, to prevent this happening stretch it lengthwise when it comes out of the machine and perhaps buy a bigger size than otherwise.
Stretch the wool into shape when wet and dry flat. Never wring it! Especially wool fleece can be destroyed by wringing!
We recommend washing all wool fleece by hand, gentle, no rubbing, squeezing or wringing. lay it flat on a towel to dry. Again often spraying a little water mist on it and having it out will help it self clean.
Treated wool brands: Joha, Fub, Celavi, Misha and Puff can be washed on a cold wool program in the machine without any risk! Please use a wool detergent! Reshape and dry flat for the knitwear!
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