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White Gum Wool

White Gum Wool 4-ply

This beautifully soft 4ply wool is ethically farmed in Tasmania, Australia. With it's sustainable production process, certified by NewMerino, White Gum Wool is an example of some of Australia's best superfine wool. At 17 microns it's wonderfully soft on the skin and an absolute joy to work with.

Dyed in a colour range inspired by the beautiful landscape of the Tasmanian Midlands, this yarn feels good on the skin while doing good for our world. From a farm that uses no herbicides, pesticides or fertilisers, the quality feel and handle of this yarn is a product of White Gum Wool's 3 pillars of commitment; excellence of nutrition, land conservation and animal welfare.

An anti-discrimination business focused on inclusivity and diversity, the story of White Gum Wool is close to our hearts at Calico and Ivy. We are proud to be the only Perth stockist of this authentically Australian yarn.

Some patterns the Calico and Ivy team love with this beautiful yarn are the Malabar Shawl by Clare Devine and the Kojika Bonnet by Perth designer Alice McCarney of Boris and Stasha.

Yarn specs

Composition: 100% Tasmanian Merino Wool

Weight: 4 ply

Length: 472 metres per 100gm ball

Needle size:  3.25mm knitting needles. 3mm crochet hook

Gauge: Completed on 3.25mm needles: 28 sts x 36 rows for a 10cm x 10cm square.

Care:  Hand wash in cold water.  Lay flat to dry.