On The Banks is inspired by the intense, rich colours of my local river - Te Awa Kairangi / Hutt River. Wrap yourself in warm, earthy chocolate and chestnut browns, burgundy and of course deep greens and teals.
Small batch hand-dyed.
100% natural Aotearoa fibre. This is a gloriously soft, chunky-yet-lightweight yarn comprised of 15% NZ Brushtail Possum, 15% NZ Cashmere and 60% NZ Merino. This combination of highest quality, luxury fibres creates an exquisitely soft, insulating and durable yarn. It's a delight to work with and wear.
70m per 100g
Small batch, hand-dyed yarn from my little studio in Lower Hutt, Aotearoa/New Zealand. Everything, from sourcing the yarn to shipping, is done with love and care by hand. The nature of hand-dyed yarn is that no two skeins are exactly the same, creating beautifully nuanced colourways.
I source finest quality, fully traceable and mulesing-free, ethically, sustainably farmed yarns from New Zealand and abroad.
The dyes I use are made in Australia and New Zealand. They are acid dyes that are used for dyeing protein-based fibre (such as wool and silk). I take every care to use only the quantities necessary to create my colourways. This means that the dyepot is fully exhausted when the dyeing is complete.