You will find that wool/silk clothes don't need washing as much as cotton ones, so you don't need as many. All are machine washable on a wool cycle. We find they perform well, though over time they will slowly get smaller. We recommend our wool shampoo or Ecover liquid detergent for delicates (normal detergents are designed for cotton, and are too harsh for wool and silk.)
"My daughter lives in these - and my son did too! They help my children stay warm and help regulate their body temperature. Children should be in them all year round." Julie, Painswick, Glos.
Plum blue is a mid to deep blue with a purplish tint, suits boys and girls. Plum stripe is this same colour striped with a kiwi green. Red/orange stripe is a cool red and cool orange stripe, bright and gorgeous.
Arms are long to keep wrists warm; sizing overall is average, tending to small in the larger sizes. Fabric is very stretchy, allowing for growth.
size/age -- chest -- length
152/12yrs -- 64cm -- 56cm
164/14yrs -- 66cm -- 60cm
176/16yrs -- 68cm -- 62cm
This is size of the article, which is designed to stretch and be close-fitting yet extra comfy!
Made by Engel in Germany - manufacturers of truly wonderful natural baby and child underwear, eco-friendly, skin-friendly and socially responsible! Their Merino wool children's clothes are now GOTS-certified as organic and these Merino and silk blend clothes are IVN certified as "best" and use the same high quality, organic Merino wool. We love'm.