Handspun & hand-dyed wool yarns also available -
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Retail Outlet:
The Potters' Co-operative
14 Stuart Street
(near Railway Station)

Knitting Wool Gift Packs

The various colours resemble New Zealand native birds, allowing us to celebrate and acknowledge our great heritage of native birds.

The New Zealand fine wool selected for this project is the Perfect Blend !! 4 ply.

  • 10% Possum
  • 15% Alpaca
  • 20% Nylon
  • 55% Merino

Weight 100 gms. Length 370m. Category 4 ply. The feel is soft and luxurious while the inclusion of nylon guarantees sufficient strength for socks. The yarn is machine washable and dyed with exceptional high quality dyes which are both light fast and colour fast.

Disclaimer: the colours are an approximation of the plumage of various native birds. Each skein is dyed separately -- no dye batch numbers -- each skein will vary both from the website photo and all other skeins for each species.


Inexpensive Delivery!

Just $7 NZ wide and $13 worldwide! McAuslin Merino Lace produces fine lace scarves, wraps and shawls, knitted and handwoven scarves for local or international buyers - all sent by affordable airmail. The Perfect Gift !

Design your own

Our designer knitwear products are individually hand-crafted by a team of wheel.gifexperienced and talented New Zealand merino lace knitters and weavers. Colours and styles made to order.

The McAuslin Story

See the story of the label McAuslin Merino Lace, dating back to it's roots as crofters in the Lock Lomond area of Scotland.