Myth Busting: The Wool Allergy

There’s no doubting wool can do a great many things other fibres can’t – for example it can both absorb and repel moisture. There is one thing it can’t do though, and that is cause an allergic reaction in humans. Stay with us while we break down the reasons why you...

Celebrating the Humble Woollen School Jumper

Some cultural shifts are worth embracing and the shift towards ergonomic, safe and comfortable school uniforms is something we can get behind. School bags that are orthopedically approved and school shoes designed for all day comfort are just two examples of many…but...

To Market, To Market

Do you love the market atmosphere? The aroma of freshly ground coffee; hot from the fryer doughnuts; sizzling barbeque from open to close and hundreds upon hundreds of unique goodies you just can’t buy anywhere else? We love markets too, so we decided to round up the...

How to get your fleece from paddock to wardrobe

Knitting Machine An example of one of our many knitting machines. Do you farm an animal that produces fleece? Have you dreamed of turning the fleece into a wearable product? How exactly do you get your garment from paddock to wardrobe? Firstly, it is NOT just as easy...

Easy Care Treated Wool

In its natural knitted state, wool will shrink when washed in a machine and/or is tumble dried. As it needed to be carefully hand-washed, woollen garments fell out of fashion and were replaced with polyesters and other synthetic fibres. Now we’re moving into a new era...

White Woollen Accessories

As we slip into what is rumoured to be the coldest Winter on record in Ballarat, we see two main fashion types emerging – the darks, and the vibrant brights. I’d like to introduce a third type, the whites. It’s refreshingly different to see both men and women wearing...