There are, apparently more sheep in Cumbria than people & the sheep thrive out on the open fells despite the Lakeland climate. The hills are also populated with walkers, runners & Cyclists, many who also appreciate the benefits of wearing wool in all weathers. Wool does a fantastic job of regulating body temperature, dries quickly, wicks away sweat, does a much better job of insulating than cotton or synthetic and can be worn for days without getting smelly so I ideal for back packing. As well as sheep and walkers Cumbria is also the home of EDZ who have been...

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EDZ'S quick guide to Merino wool

Merino are a breed of sheep that produce a particularly fine grade of wool that is soft enough to be worn next to the skin comfortably. Merino wool is warmer than cotton or synthetics. Merino wool is a natural climate control material which regulates temperature. Merino wool has excellent anti-odour properties so can be worn for many days before needing a wash – particularly useful when travelling. Merino wool wicks and absorbs moisture and unlike cotton or synthetics will still help keep you warm even when damp. Explore more with EDZ Merino Merino Wool Care Guide

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Merino Wool Care Guide

Merino wool care is important to ensure that your Merino garments remain in great condition. EDZ Merino garments are 100% pure wool so extra care needs to be taken.  We therefore ask you to note these care instructions:* EDZ Merino is machine washable to 30C. Please take extra care when wool is wet as it is susceptible to damage* Do not wash with items that could catch such as jeans with rivets and zippers* Be careful when hanging out to dry, avoid using pegs* Do not tumble dry* Do not use fabric softeners* Wash with similar colours* Do not bleach* Iron  – low heat only*...

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