Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool® and Easy-Care Blankets: It’s Easy Being Green

From the sheep to the shelf

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Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool® passes strict standards of sustainability and stewardship. That sounds admirable, doesn’t it? But those lofty words would mean nothing at all if Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool® products weren’t soft, richly colored and delightful to touch.

There are many, many products out there claiming to be green. Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool® has been Cradle to Cradle Certified© by MBDC, a respected product and process design firm dedicated to promoting sustainable production. The best way to explain it? If you were to take a Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool® blanket and bury it (but please don’t!), it would leave the earth better, not worse, for the addition.

Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool® is an innovation in the Umatilla wool we’ve woven for over a century. With a great deal of trial (and a reasonable amount of error), we produced Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool® that we could guarantee for quality. So maybe you want to wrap yourself up in environmental responsibility this year, or maybe you just want something beautiful, wooly and Pendleton. In either case, we have plenty to show you.

All the Blankets

Our washable bed blankets for 2013 are offered in ten plaids, eight of which are shown below.

Eight Plaids blankets

Love those blanket-stitched edges. These are washable, and get softer with each trip through the spin cycle.

The solid blankets (18 colors) and matching shams coordinate back to the bed blanket plaids so they can be used together, or used alone for a clean, contemporary look. Here are eight of the shades:

solids blankets

Wool is a perfect choice for top-of-bed. There is a subtlety to the texture, nothing shiny or artificial about it, and the color will remain true forever. You can add accent interest with pillows  or maybe the fringed Eco-Wise Wool Lambswool Throw.

5 fringed throws

This is actually a lambswool/merino blend, and if you know your wools, you’ll appreciate what merino does for the hand. It is soft.  The plaids coordinate back to both the plaid and solid bed blankets, or stand on their own in any room of your home.

There are accent pillows, fabric by-the-yard, window panels and more available in Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool®.

Made in USA label with eagle for Pendleton

A Soft Blanket for a Sweet Cause

 

Flower & Garden Show

Along with springtime, the Northwest Flower & Garden Show is coming soon. From February 8th through 12th, the Washington State Convention Centerwill host a beautiful array of events and vendors.

The display gardens will be amazing!

Pendleton Woolen Mills has partnered with the show in supporting the Seattle Children’s Play Garden, through the sale of a special edition of our Counting Sheep blanket.

Pendleton Counting Sheep blanket

This child-size blanket is made of our Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool, and features a special patch.

Label for blanket

Support the Garden

The Seattle Children’s Play Garden is a place where children of all ages and abilities can enjoy the unique pleasures of playing outdoors among growing things. So cuddle up for a good cause! And while you’re there, please enjoy the flowers.

Made in USA label with eagle for Pendleton

Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool®: Sustainable, Beautiful, Responsible

A stack of Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool products.

From the sheep to the shelf…

…Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool® passes strict standards of sustainability and stewardship. That sounds admirable, doesn’t it? But those lofty words would mean nothing at all if Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool® products weren’t soft, richly colored and delightful to touch.

There are many, many products out there claiming to be green. Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool® has been Cradle to Cradle Certified© by MBDC, a respected product and process design firm dedicated to promoting sustainable production. If you’re curious, you can find out more here.  The best way to explain it? If you were to take a Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool® blanket and bury it (but please don’t!), it would leave the earth better, not worse, for the addition.

Mill Innovation

Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool® is an innovation in the Umatilla wool we’ve woven for over a century that uses nontoxic biodegradable dyes. With a great deal of trial and a reasonable amount of error, we produced Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool® that we could guarantee for quality.

So maybe you want to wrap yourself up in environmental responsibility this year, or maybe you just want something beautiful, wooly and Pendleton. In either case, we have plenty to show you.

Our washable bed blankets are offered in four plaids.

Plaid Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool bed blankets.

Love those blanket-stitched edges. These are washable, and get softer with each trip through the spin cycle.

The solid blankets and matching shams coordinate back to the bed blanket plaids so they can be used together, or used alone for a clean, contemporary look. Here are a few shades:

Solid color Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool bed blankets.

Wool is a perfect choice for top-of-bed. There is a subtlety to the texture, nothing shiny or artificial about it, and the color will remain true forever. You can add accent interest with pillows  or…

…maybe the fringed Lambswool Throw.

Plaid Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool fringed throws.

This is actually a lambswool/merino blend, and if you know your wools, you’ll appreciate what woven merino does for the hand of this throw. It is soft.  The six plaids coordinate back to both the plaid and solid bed blankets, or stand on their own in any room of your home.

We also offer it in white …

A lovely white herringbone fringed throw by Pendleton.

…which we brought back after a consumer clamor. Calm down! It’s back! The perfect shower/wedding gift is available again!

There are accent pillows, fabric by-the-yard, window panels and more available in Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool®. Give us a visit  and see all our colorful ways to be green.