The White Gum Story is amazing, when you buy White Gum Wool, you are making a choice that honours the landscape, animals and people who make it possible.
White Gum Wool sheep have never been mulesed, and now they also wag their (undocked) tails behind them.
White Gum Wool is a fine wool that is within the superfine merino range at 17-micron, “Saxon” merino wool. This is the calibre of wool used in the finest of Italian men’s suiting, and gives an amazing softness and handle to the yarn.
It is only very recently that knitting yarn made from these beautifully soft superfine fibres have become available. White Gum Wool is one of the first, and one of the finest. Want to know more then read our White Gum Wool Blog
Bouclé or 12-ply This is a wrapped yarn, made like a bouclé, but because of the extreme loft and softness of WGW fibre, feels more like a soft chenille. A great yarn for beanies, scarves and blankets, it knits up quickly and is very warm and light as a knitted fabric.
Weight and yardage: 100 g: 154m /3.5 oz: 168 yd. Tension: 13 st/20 rows for 10 x 10 cm square /4 x 4 inch square Needles: 6.0 mm needles / US 10 or UK 4 needles.
CARE: Hand wash cold, dry flat, medium iron, dry cleanable.