Do you fancy adding a little extra soft furnishing item to your home? Then here we have the Budworth Beanie Footstool.
Unlike other Dunnknit Designs items I have chosen to add the beautiful Shetland Wool option along with the usual Merino Wool in order to make The Budworth Beanie by hand. The Shetland wool is fine, soft and silky to the touch with good, bulky down characteristics, ideal to use on the floor whereas the trusty Chunky Merino Wool once processed is simply stunning and is available in lots of different colours. (Although Shetland Wool colours are limited to Natural White, Grey, Brown and Black there are over 100 Merino Wool colours available from the UK Mill I use so just message me if you've a specific colour in mind to match your decor.)
The Budworth Beanie is a good looking addition to a room and is certainly very tactile and irresistibly touchable. It simply looks great on display and is light enough so that it can easily be moved around the living room to share or you could just keep it in one spot next to your favourite seat. It would make a beautiful wedding gift, a special gift for a loved one or simply to add that something a little bit different to your own home.
Approximate diameter of 40cm, Approximate height of 35cm
Knitting - 100% Shetland Wool or 100% Hypoallergenic Merino Wool
Filling - Polystyrene beads (Fire Retardant)
Each Budworth Beanie I make is hand made from unspun chunky Shetland or Merino wool which I knit using my giant knitting needles which my dear Dad (the wood turner) made for me.
After each item is made up, I then process and finish each piece by hand to make it as durable as possible whilst still retaining the luxurious feel and texture that we associate with Shetland and Merino wool. This processing is a real labour of love but definitely worth the wait. (Please bear in mind that each one is slightly different due to the hand finish and natural wool)
Spot clean any spills and dry clean only when necessary. This is a handmade item made from unspun Shetland or Merino wool so just as with any woollen item, pilling may occur with heavy use, pilling is not a defect and can be gently trimmed accordingly.
Please note that this pouffe is designed as a practical yet decorative item, it's not built for heavy use and isn't designed to be alternative seating, it is perfect for popping your feet up after a long day and will keep you comfortable for many years when looked after properly.