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All the wools we weave




FOUR REASONS YOU'LL LOVE PENDLETON WOOL

1. It's Easy Care
  • The elasticity in wool fiber makes it naturally wrinkle-resistant and prone to holding its shape.
  • Minor wrinkles disappear when a garment is hung - 24 hours usually restores a smooth appearance with no need for pressing.
  • No need to clean each time! Wool's resilience, low static and hairy surface help to repel dirt. Just brush and air out between wearings.
  • Some of our Pendleton wools are even hand and/or machine washable.

  • 2. It's Comfortable Year-Round
  • Wool is a natural insulator that lets the skin breathe, so it keeps you cool when its warm, cozy when the mercury drops.
  • Our lightest weight wools are suitable for year-round wear. They're great for warm weather wear when many other "cool" fabrics are prone to wrinkling.

  • 3. It's Beautiful
  • The hollow fibers of wool absorb dyes deeply and permanently for rich, lasting color.
  • In the hands of our expert Pendleton weavers, different colors of wool yarn may be woven together to create intricate patterns and gorgeous color combinations.

  • 4. It Lasts
  • The beauty of wool is enduring thanks to the strength of the fibers and their natural resistance to water, stains and fire.
  • Pendleton blankets, shirts, 49er jackets and pleated skirts and many other signature products are passed from generation to generation.
  • 100% pure virgin wool, the only kind we weave, is the strongest, highest quality wool.


  • FAVORITE PENDLETON WOOLS

    Boiled Wool
    A merino wool knit that is dyed and then shrunk using intense steam. The thick, dense, felt-like fabric is very warm and wind- and water-resistant. Our Loftlight Boiled wool is a very fine gauge knit that is exceptionally light and ideal for cozy, comfortable sweaters and jackets.

    Doubleface Wool
    Two fabrics are woven simultaneously and bound together as they are woven to create a single, usually reversible cloth.

    Jacquards
    Woven on a jacquard loom interlacing several hundred warp threads to create a rich, colorful, often intricate double sided pattern. Pendleton blanket jacquards (and some garments) are woven of 82% pure virgin wool with a warp of 18% cotton. Some lighter jacquards are woven of 100% pure virgin wool. Our Native American blankets and many of our Western inspired vests and coats are jacquards.

    Luxe Wool Flannel
    Unlike many flannels, ours is woven using fine, smooth worsted wool yarns. The fabric is lightly brushed for a smooth, velvety finish that never seems fuzzy. It drapes and tailors beautifully making it ideal for career and dressier skirts, trousers and jackets.

    Seasonless Wool
    Ultralight woolen fabric with a refined hand, woven of 100% pure virgin worsted wool that is ideal for year-round wear. This versatile fabric is used in our classic blazers, jackets, trousers and skirts as well as new styles each year. Garments are treated with Teflon Fabric protector to minimize the effects of spills and help prevent stains.

    Tricotine Wool
    The lightweight worsted yarn of our popular Seasonless Wool has been used to weave this wonderful fabric that lends itself to softer styling. It's crepe-like with a beautiful drape and is ideal for dressier looks and year-round wear.

    Tropical Weight Wool
    A favorite for women's summer suiting. This open plain weave, ultralightweight worsted wool is wonderfully light and airy, naturally cooling and breathable for spring and summer wear.

    Sir Pendleton Wool
    A finely woven, 100% pure virgin worsted wool fabric made from our lightest weight wool. The plain weave, 7.2 ounce fabric is ideally suited for business casual wardrobes.

    S-t-r-e-t-c-h Wool
    New Pendleton stretch wool is another wool-weaving coup. We've been able to produce a miraculously light, plain weave worsted wool with a little Lycra® spandex for superior fit and comfort.

    Umatilla Wool
    The rugged, 9.7 oz. medium weight wool found in our versatile Umatilla Wool shirts and Board Shirts, which can be worn indoors, or outdoors as a light jacket. This plain weave, 100% pure virgin wool fabric is machine washable.

    Virgin Wool
    Wool that is shorn from a live sheep. It is never reclaimed from the mill floor or recycled fabrics. All Pendleton woolens woven in our own mills are 100% pure virgin wool.

    Worsted Wool
    Longer fiber wool yarn that is used in a variety of weights in many of our woolen fabrics. These longer fibers are combed parallel to one another, tightly twisted and require a special spinning technique. Zephyr Cloth, Luxe Flannel, Seasonless Wool, New Stretch Wool and Sir Pendleton Wool are all made from worsted wool yarns.

    Whisperwool
    A plain weave fabric, spun and woven from the finest wool. It's one of our softest woolens, and it's machine washable.

    Wool Gabardine
    Tightly woven, diagonal weave fabric of 100% pure virgin worsted wool. An ideal suit and trouser fabric noted for a firm, durable structure that retains a soft drape. Gabardine is naturally water repellent.