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”
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.
What is the difference between the wool types?
The covers are available with three different wool fabrics: organic knitted wool, organic wool fleece, and organic fine boiled wool.
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. Wool fleece is available in the colours: natural and grey
Fine boiled wool is a little roughened and pre-compressed, but cozy and soft at the same time. Compared to common boiled wool, the fabric is very thin and makes a slim nappy. The fabric basically combines the properties of wool knit and wool fleece: soft and supple, thin but reliably dense. The fabric is less sensitive to cleaning than wool fleece and knitted wool, as this is specifically felted in the factory. Fine boiled wool is available in the colours: natural and grey.