Giveaway; Engel soft organic silk/wool basics from MamaOwl

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In collaboration with lovely shop MamaOwl we are giving away an essential 2-piece set in silk/wool, in sizes up to 12 years.
Wool and silk is great all year around, worn as a thermal base layer in winter and on warmer days on it’s own. Wool and silk is also perfect for nightwear. Wool helps regulating the body temperature and it can absorb much more liquid than cotton, keeping your little one comfortable and dry.

Post updated Monday 14th October 2013: Competition is now closed and the winner of the giveaway is announced!

Online shop MamaOwl was founded by a Danish mum, who saw a gap in the market. Where as wool as basics are widely available in Scandinavia, it can be hard to find the finest qualities in the UK. MamaOwl offers gorgeous children’s clothes and basics in soft organic wool and cotton, from labels such as Danish FUB, Serendipity and Joha.

Win a beautiful long sleeve top (available in 5 colours) and a sleeveless vest (natural white) by Engel, made of 30% pure silk and 70% organic merino wool. Luxurious soft and kind to skin. Available in sizes up to 12 years.
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Enter the giveaway here
1. Leave a comment on why you choose wool. Also what size and colour* you’d prefer. Include your email so we can contact you if you win! (*Depending on availability. Check out colours and sizes available at MamaOwl)
2. Subscribe to the lovely MamaOwl Newsletter. (Bottom right on page)
3. Competition is open to all international entrants.
4. Competition ends Monday 14th October 2013 at 9am (BST) -best of luck!

The lucky winner of the soft wool silk essential set is Helen Wisbey -Congratulations!

45 Comments

  1. I love wool during the freezing snowing days. I love wool when we leave for the countryside and we play outside in the garden. Margherita my daughter, loves wool because she can feel how warm and soft is. Just like my love for her.

    She will love stripy top red/orange and sleeveless natural white 9-10 years.

    I’ll share LS, MO and my love for Wool and Silk on tw and fb 🙂

    Thanks <3

  2. Hello! I think wool is great for baby and kids clothing since it is soft to the skin (more if it is organic!), and keeps the baby warm and cozy for the winter. Size 2 years in blue or green, depending on what you have!

  3. I choose wool as its the best for keeping warm as an inner layer, and it controls the body temperature ! Which is great for busy little boys and girls (and big ones too) and its soft mmm

    little M would love Blue size 92

    Thanks 🙂 xx

  4. I love wool because it’s natural, cosy, antibacterial, thermal and stops kids from overheating when playing outside.
    I would like 6-12m, 1-2y or 4-5y
    Kimberley from Mini Magpie
    minimagpielondon at gmail dot com

  5. I am very particular about materials for clothing, especially for the little ones – I am always checking labels in shops! Silk and wool are two of my favourites – they not only control your body temperature, they also feel amazing and look gorgeous on.

    I have fallen in love with the lilac top! -Size 5-6

  6. As a New Zealander, I have had a similar problem – no trouble finding wool and merino wool at home, but over here it’s nearly impossible!!!
    I’m so glad someone else spotted the gap in the market – will definitely check Mama Owl out. Wool is so much warmer and I prefer natural fabrics close to my children’s skin!

    I have 2 toddlers so I’m going to make it easy
    size 2-3 or 3-4 in any colour!

  7. Wool is the best thing to help keep kids warm in the windy cold winter months. An essential for any kids!!! I’d like Lilac age 4-5yrs.

  8. Wool is just beautiful and soft I love natural fibres and knit for my children garments with wool,none of the polar fleece for me thanks!we love bright colours, the orange /red colour is our favourite. Love unisex colours so I can pass them on from my daughter ( 8 years old) to.my son(will be 3 on thursday ).I would choose size 9 years upwards so we could enjoy the beautiful clothes for as long as possible. X

  9. I love wool for the natural insulating qualities and softness next to your skin.I knit my children hats&gloves made from.pure wool as I dont like synthetic fibres like polar fleece. We love the orange/red colour as its unisex and would make a fantastic pass me down from my 8daughter year old daughter to my son who will be 3 this Thursday. We would choose size 9years upwards to make so they can be worn as long as possible.good luck to everyone entering x

  10. Oh what a gorgeous giveaway! Beautiful things in Mama Owls Shop! I love wool, for me, but even more for my daughter. Its a great material: natural, soft and breathable.
    I like cherry red in size 92 / 2years

  11. I’ve been living in Sweden for nine years and only just getting to grips with winter clothing (….I’m from England after all….:). I now understand how important it is for little children to have the correct layers and that wool is the only material that will keep my little girls warm without making them sweat, which is perfect for a day’s outing in the forest 🙂 I would love size 128 in orange /red – so pretty! Thank you 🙂

  12. Choosing wool keeps my mind at ease that my child is not cold and is in good woolly “hands”. From last year I have a wool underwear (long arms shirt and long pants) for skiing, a really thin one, and that is all I am wearing underneath the ski jacket and pants. Et voilà! …makes me ski better as well. 😉
    Love your blog!

  13. I choose wool for the whole family, since it breathes and keeps us warm! If I win, I would like to have size 12 in any colour – love them all!

  14. I love the red/orange stripe! Age 5-6 please 🙂

    We love wool because it’s soft and comfy, and keeps us warm without getting sweaty 🙂

  15. I love wool because it is natural and keeps my precious little one warm and cosy…kose, mys, hygge!

    Would love to win the stripy red/orange in size 104cm please. Thank you for a wonderful give away. I feel all warm and snuggly when I look at the MamaOwl website.

  16. What a wonderful online shop!
    I love everything!!
    I love that wool is a natural insulator,and with winter approaching I need to know that my kids can be as warm as can be.
    I like the lilac colour age 2-3
    Thanks so much for reading

  17. I use wool (/silk) for my children all year around as it is the best for regulating their body temperature. If I win I would love the natural colour in size 116 (6). Thanks.

  18. I prefer my kids to wear wool clothing during cold days. It’s warm and natural. Orange, 10yrs. Hope to win it!

  19. Wool is the ONLY thing that keeps my very active 18-month old boy warm over the winter. It’s natural, lasts forever so you can give it someone else once your kids have outgrown it, it won’t pollute in a landfill somewhere and it lets the body breathe and it’s so nice and soft. I wear it myself all winter. If I should be so lucky to win, I’d love the size 2 year old in blue! I think that’s maybe size..86? Thank you so much!

  20. Always delighted to be introduced to new labels through your blog. Excellent children’s wool wear, just what little Archie needs for his first Skiing holiday in January. We love wool as it’s natural, keeps us cosy and looks lovely. If I win I would love the stripy cherry red top in size 1-2 years (86/92) and vest in the smallest size 2yrs. Kate

  21. I like wool as it is natural. My daughter has very sensitive skin so man made fabrics brings her out in flare outs. I would love age 5/6 in Lilac

  22. Those are great pieces! love the composition, natural colors and overall design, i love to wear wool all year round myself, but rarely can i find wool pielces for children. I would love the striped red\orange top, in 128! Thanks.

  23. We love wool (well wool and silk) as my girl thinks plain wool is ‘too scratchy’. They wear well, they keep her warm and they feel delicious. And it’s easy to clean. What could be better? We like the Green and Navy stripes in a size 6-8. If they came in adult sizes I’d buy them!

  24. Wool/silk are wondeful as they are soft, natural and allow the skin to breathe while keeping the body warm. If you choose us, please may we have the striped red/orange in 116, 5-6 years old. If not, the blue/green striped one. Thank you.

  25. We love wool, and especially mixed with silk since my kiddoes seems to itch very fast! We had bought the woolen underwear we needed in Norway this summer we thought, but it turns out that the youngest one can’t use them cause they itch to much. Since it’s hard to find here in Belgium, we try our luck and would be happy to win a striped top blue&green size 140 😉

  26. My son has eczema, wool and silk are the best way of keeping his skin cool and itch free so we would love a red/orange or blue/green stripe in age 5-6 please!

  27. I love wool because it is natural, cosy, thermal and does not overheat. Combined with silk it feels comfortable to wear directly on the skin since it does not scratch.
    My favourite piece is the silk/wool top in blue, seize 116 (5-6 years).

  28. Wool and silk are great for kids for closest to skin as they are breathable and antibacterial. My boys are always wearing wool during winter, on it’s one when we’re at home and then with outer layer when outside.
    Would love the blue/green in size 3 years/98. Thanks. 🙂

  29. We use wool/silk because we experienced, that after we started using wool/silk, our childen were not so sick in in autumm and winther, as they normally were. Our daughter is normally sick 5-6 times during the winther, but now it is only 1-2 times, and not for at very long time. If we are so lucky, we wish for this in a size 12 years: http://www.mamaowl.net/collections/engel-wool-silk/products/copy-of-engel-organic-silk-wool-stripy-top-red-orange 🙂

  30. My old sailing teacher used to say: “Wool stays warm even if it gets wet!” And it’s true 🙂
    If I’m lucky enough to win then please size 3-4 years (104) with blue-green stripes

  31. Warm, soft, breathable, natural, non-plastic… We’ve been dressing our kids in wool thermals whenever possible to get through the British winters. We’d love a striped red-orange size 4years, and vest same size or 12months. Many thanks and fingers crossed!

  32. There is nothing like wool-silk thermals, it’s the best summer and winter. Keeps bubs comfortable in all weather actually. We are in love with that red top and stripy leggings for (almost) 5 year old Lil, that’s just such a cool look. Are we lucky to win the draw… you would really make our day <3

  33. Mmm… We love wool <3

    Because it's soft and natural, self-cleansing, warms you in the winter, and lets your skin breathe during summer. Wool is the best and there is definately a gap in the market!

    We love organics because it makes us feel safe for us and our child and for our planet, which we all have a responsibility to preserve.
    Besides Engels products sure are beautiful!

    We didn't know the MamaOwl page before, but are happy to have found it. So now we subsribed and will be sure to tell friends and family about it to let them know where they can safely shop for christmas presents for our baby 😉

    Unfortunately the organic way of life is not always easy to manage on two student incomes, so we try our best by not consuming much, but a little luxury in the shape of these clothes would definately be welcomed 😀 We cross our fingers that we will be lucky <3

    We're not really peculiar about the colour, but I think the favorite one might be red and orange. And in a size 92.

    Very best regards and hope you have a great day,

    Daniel and Majken

  34. I love wool. As a natural material it keeps my little bubba cool in the summer and toasty in the winter. There also is nothing cuter than a baby in wool. Little Beatrice would love any colour size 6-9 months x

  35. We love wool for the warmth, coolness, breathability, self cleaning ability, look……
    and size 3-4 years would be perfect!

  36. We love wool as it keeps my little one snuggly and warm and nothing is better than the natural fibres – we try to protect her as much as possible from all the chemicals and toxins in the world these days! Any colour would be lovely in a size 2-3 for our daughter. x

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