New Zealand possum fur blended with merino lambswool is the latest natural fibre to be developed in the world. The unique soft pointed ends and hollow core of the possum fur provide an extremely light, soft and luxurious fibre. Even the lightest possum product will keep the wearer warm without being bulky.
Grown in the rugged high country, the fleece of the Merino is regarded as the finest and softest wool of any sheep. Mother Nature has crafted a fibre that is excellent at regulating body temperature. Merino provides warmth, without overheating the wearer and also draws any moisture away from the skin. Like most wools, Merino contains lanolin which is a natural antibacterial.
The Alpaca was bred by the Inca’s specifically for their fleece which was so luxurious it has been referred to as the “fibre of the gods”. Only the finest micron Baby Alpaca fleece is used in the Lothlorian Pure Alpaca range. Alpaca fleece is a lustrous and silky natural fibre which as very few prickly guard hairs so it is smooth when worn next to the skin. Alpaca is a dry fleece with no lanolin, this makes it hypoallergenic.
This yarn is crafted in New Zealand from a luxurious blend of Cotton and Merino spun right here in New Zealand. Combining 50% Better Cotton Initiative Certified Australian Cotton and 50% NZ ZQ Certified Traceable Merino. These 100% natural fibres are grown locally with care for both the environment and animal welfare. These soft, lightweight and easy care natural fibres will allow your skin to breathe.