30% Possum Fur, 60% Merino Wool and 10% Nylon. It knits as an 8 Ply yarn- on 3.75mm needles.
100g skeins in assorted colourways - recommended garment lot is 4 skeins. If you take a large size, you may need five or six skeins. If you don't have enough, with a first purchase, you can always purchase additional. The colours are standard. Shipping is inexpensive, as it is very light.
Approximately: 420m or 1260' / 100g or 3.5 ounces.
Handwash and rinse in warm water. Dry flat in the shade.
Colour variations in this yarn are intended. To achieve an even distribution of colour through-out your garment, please use two balls at once, knitting two rows from each ball, carrying yarn up the side of the garment.
The unique property of Possum fur is that each fibre is hollow. This gives excellent insulation qualities ensuring that possum fur and wool garments are lighter compared to some other heavier knitted items.
You will get Years of Life from your Possum fur and wool Garment... As well as incredible softness and warmth the yarn is strong and durable. Possum fur is 16 to 17 micron (very fine) and when blended with wool ensures a luxurious and soft handle to the fabric. Rigorous tests have proven that.
Helping save New Zealand's Native Forests... Each night the 70-90 million Possums in New Zealand eat their way through 22000 tones of native forest. Your purchase of possum fur and wool yarn means that you will have a truly unique garment but also contributed to the preservation of our native forests.