About our bases

Fibres:

EF Merino– Extra Fine Australian 100% Merino. 4 strand construction, 19.5 micron.

Squishy– Merino/cashmere. Like a cloud, soft plump and squishy.

Squishy Sock– just like squishy but with the added strength of 10% nylon. Use where you would Sturdy Sock when you want to up the luxury level.

Hardy Sock– 22.5 micron merino/ nylon blend 80/20. The perfect blend of strength and softness for harder wear.

Special Sock– Extra Fine Merino/nylon 80/20. The perfect choice for items needing a bit more strength without compromising softness. Recommended for socks, scarves, beanies, baby blankets and bonnets. 4 strand construction

Silken– Merino/silk 75/25. Soft and silky with a beautiful lustre.

Silked!– Merino/Silk 50/50

Lurex Sock–   19.5 micron Merino/nylon/lurex 75/20/5 blend. It has the most gorgeous sparkle.

White Gum Wool– Tasmanian farmed non superwash 17.6 micron Merino. Ethically and sustainably farmed: http://www.whitegumwool.com.au/the-story-matters/

Ply/Weight: (please note the reference to ply relate to yarn weight as used in Australia not the number of plies used in construction of the yarn)

Lace/2ply

Fingering/sock/ 4ply

DK (Double Knit)/8ply

Aran, worsted/10ply