Alba Lily only use 100% super fine extremely chunky giant luxury Merino wool. It's expensive because you cannot get a chunkier option but also because it's a natural, sustainable product that is hypoallergenic and therefore perfect for both sensitive and baby skin. Along with being super soft and stretchy Merino wool is also is self cleaning. People ask if our Merino products are suitable in homes with small children. The answer is YES. Our Merino wool is stain, odour, flame and water resistant so don't be afraid of splashes and spills. What's not to love!! Merino wool is a natural product made from unspun hand processed wool. As with all wool products piling may occur with heavy use but it can be easily cut or shaved off where needed. We recommend spot clean or professional dry cleaning only and we provide all customers with a Complete Care Guide. We always say to our customers not to be scared to give the blanket a good shake to allow it to breathe and re-fluff!! Alba Lily Artisan Wool Design create a handmade collection of luxury Merino wool chunky knit blankets in over 100 sumptuous colours!!! Medium 45x45"