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The Seljak Swell blanket is part of our Rugged range. Swell is inspired by coastlines and watching waves roll into shore from a headland.Made of deadstock upholstery yarn at a mill in Geelong, Victoria, this durable blanket is perfect for indoors and out. Take picnicking, on an adventure or stay cosy at home with Seljak Peak
225cm x 150cm
96% wool | 4% nylon
Made in Australia from deadstock yarn
Closed loop, sustainable, ethically made
For every blanket sold, we donate $5 to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
Extend the life of your blanket by following the care instructions below.
What is deadstock yarn?
Mills are left with ‘deadstock’ yarn if it's over-ordered or their customers change their designs or quantities last minute. The yarn sits unused in the warehouse gathering dust and getting moth-eaten and eventually gets sent to landfill. The yarn in the Peak blanket is made from leftover yarn from an airline upholstery job.
Closing the loop
Seljak Brand's recycled wool blankets are made out of factory floor offcuts from a minimum of 70% recycled wool and a 30% blend of other fibres and poly for strength. Wool is a natural fibre that is incredibly hard to replicate - it’s a renewable resource, it is odour and stain resistant, antibacterial, lightweight, breathable and insulating. After your blanket has enjoyed a long, adventurous life we’ll collect it free of charge using a carbon neutral courier service. Back at the mill, we’ll shred it and spin it into new yarn to make future blankets. This circular model allows us to divert waste from landfill and create a luxurious and useful blanket for your cosiness.
Care for your blanket
Merino wool is very low maintenance for a highly performing material. Wicking means merino fibre can absorb and evaporate large quantities of moisture. This is why merino is lightweight and warm when wet, quick drying, breathable, insulating and odour resistant. Additionally, the natural oils in the wool mean the material is not easily stained and it's naturally antibacterial. Help extend your blanket’s life by following these instructions:
Air out your blanket by hanging it in the sun.
Brush to remove any excess dirt.
Spot clean dirty marks and spills with lukewarm soapy water.
Machine wash at maximum 30 degrees with a wool wash and hang dry. Do not tumble dry.
Dry clean if necessary.
Remember that reducing machine washing extends your blanket’s life and reduces energy and water consumption.
If your blanket pills, or develops small balls of gathered fibres across its surface, you can:
Use a fabric comb or electric fabric shaver to carefully remove the bobbles or
Use a sharp standard razor, hold the garment taut and gently shave off the pills. Collect the cut-offs with a lint roller or adhesive tape.