Kinshy Blanket – Charcoal/White

£170.00

Add a splash of colour and pattern to your home with our brand new collection of home accessories.  Made from super soft lambswool, chosen for it’s insulating properties, our Kinshy blanket will add extra warmth to your home during the colder seasons whilst regulating heat in the warmer months.  Lambswool durability also ensures our Kinshy blanket is a true investment keeping you cosy for years to come.
Kinshy pattern has been inspired by Kirsteen’s childhood helping her Granny, ‘Dolly’ around the house.  Everything from gardening to learning traditional textile techniques including needlework and blackwork, we looked to the patterns found within these spaces in particular how they inspired Kirsteen’s blackwork patterns.
  • 100% Scottish Lambswool
  • Designed and hand-finished in Orkney.  Knitted to the highest standard on our neighbouring Northern Archipelagoes of Shetland.
  • Size: 90cm x 220cm approx
  • Patterned on both sides.
  • Also available in Leather/Zinc, Piccalilli/White & Niagara/Catkin
  • Dainty cushion available in matching colours
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WASHING YOUR KS Knits

You can launder your woollens at a dry cleaners. However, we recommend hand-washing your woollen garments by following these simple steps:

  • Add a small amount of liquid hand-soap. Never use regular washing detergent. Soak in lukewarm water for 5 minutes.
  • To clean the garment you must gently squeeze, without rubbing, the garment in the water.
  • Rinse in plenty of clean slightly warm water. A useful tip is to add half a teaspoon of almond oil to the final rinse. It helps to restore the natural oil (lanolin) to the wool and gives it a pleasant aroma.
  • Lay your damp garment on a large bath towel. Gently roll the towel and the garment together much like a Swiss roll. Rolling it out in this manner will remove the excess water.
  • Pull gently to size. Dry flat on a clean towel away from direct heat sources such as radiators.
  • Lastly, ensure the garment is fully dry before you store it away.

STORING: EVERYDAY

Generally, woollen items are better folded and placed on a shelf, as using coat hangers to store them may result in stretching the seams.

Please do not spray your woollen items with perfume or cologne as it makes the fibres brittle and also can attract moths.

STORING: LONG-TERM

When the days start getting longer and the sun is shining you may find that you want to put your bulkier woollen items away until wintertime.

We recommend washing and drying each piece and placing them in an airtight plastic container or a vacuum-pack bag.

Inside the bags please also include something to repel moths and insects. You could include sachets of: mothballs, cedar wood or herbs.

Place the container somewhere cold, dry and well ventilated.

PILLING

If your garment or accessory is made from quality natural fibres it will pill. Pilling is in fact a sign of quality. It is perfectly normal. Essentially the loose fibres near the surface rub together during movement and form little balls of wool.

Our top tip for caring for pilling is after the garment has completely dried is to simply pick them off or a hand-held sweater comb and gently remove the small pills.

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Orders will be sent out from our shop in Orkney within 2-4 days.

UK orders are sent via Royal Mail 1st class and will need to be signed for, delivery prices start from £2.95, the final postage cost will be calculated at check out.

International orders will be sent via Airmail, delivery prices will be calculated at check out based on your delivery address.

We really hope you’ll love your Mixter Maxter Knitwear, but if you need to return your order to us, please email us at info@kirsteenstewart.co.uk detailing the issue and whether you would like a refund or exchange.

We will send you a returns number for you to write on the front of your package and receipt. You will need to return your item to us within 14 days of having initially received your order. Once we receive your order, your refund or exchange will be processed within 30 days. You will need to cover the cost of the return postage, unless your item was faulty, when we will refund your return postage cost.

Please see our full Terms & Conditions page for full details and if you have any questions please get in touch: info@kirsteenstewart.co.uk