Organic merino wool
The cover is lined with 100% organic merino wool that is obtained from organic animal husbandry and is mulesing-free. Mulesing is a painful method to protect sheep against fly infestation, which is not applied in organic farming. Merino wool is very soft and cosy, and holds reliably tight after is has been greased with lanolin.
“The choice of organic wool is self-evident for me“
Wool is a great material for cloth nappies because it is not only a natural product on baby’s skin, it also has self-cleaning, temperature regulating, and antibacterial properties. In addition, wool rarely needs to be washed and it is usually sufficient to air them out – thus doing much less work as generally assumed.
Wool fleece or knitted wool – what is the difference?
The wool covers are available with two different wool fabrics: organic knitted wool (right on the picture) and organic wool fleece (left on the picture).
Knitted wool is probably the version you come across most often. The wool makes a very slim nappy and is relatively flexible, especially in combination with stretchy cotton fabrics on the outside of the cover. It is hence the best option if you are looking for a flexible and slim nappy. The wool covers from Jovoh Design are reinforced in the main wet area and hold therefore reliably tight.
Wool fleece is wonderfully soft, more voluminous than knitted wool, but very tight. After a number of washes and greases, the cover becomes considerably slimmer as they compress – yet the wool remains soft and comfortable. Besides, it also dries quickly. Wool covers made of fleece are therefore perfect for children who pee a lot as they can easily cope with longer change intervals and are therefore recommended at night.