Possum Merino Moss Stitch Poncho - Ecowool

Possum Merino Moss Stitch Poncho

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Product Description

This lightweight poncho is beautifully soft, warm and neatly enveloping. A simple elegant shape and easy to wear garment that delivers that little bit extra. In a peaceful mid-grey colour, that will co ordinate with just about anything and any colour. Named for the atmospheric nimbostratus cloud that settles softly in the landscape in New Zealand.

Sadly, we are not able to get this gorgeous garment anymore. Now available at this very special price. Be quick to get your own Nimbus Mist poncho!

Features:

  • Light weight, soft warmth
  • Odour resistant, breathable natural fibres
  • A beautiful gift
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  • Model:  5’6″ /167.6cm
  • 50% Merino Wool, 40% Possum Fur, 10% Silk
  • Made in New Zealand

About Possum Merino

Possum Merino is a unique New Zealand yarn made from blending natures finest, Possum fur and Merino lamb’s wool.

Possum fibre has a hollow core that traps air and thus gives excellent insulation with an extremely high warmth to weight ratio. When blended with fine Merino, it creates a luxuriously soft, lightweight garment with low pilling properties and superior fibre strength. Research has shown it to be 55% warmer than Merino alone and 35% warmer than cashmere.

Ecowool Care about the Environment

The use of Possum fibre in New Zealand benefits our environment by contributing to the effort to protect our native forest and birds.

The brushtail Possum was introduced to New Zealand in 1837, it is a natural predator and an ecological threat. Each night possums eat over 21,000 tons of native vegetation. In addition to this they compete for food with native birds, also eating the birds eggs, chicks and insects. The commercial use of possum fur fibre is encouraged by conservation groups and plays an important role in the protection of New Zealand’s native fuana, flora and wildlife.

Your purchase not only means that you have acquired a unique garment that will give you years of pleasure, but also that you have contributed to the preservation of New Zealand’s natural habitats, an environmentally sound choice.

Caring for your Knitwear

Possum Merino knitwear is very easy care. It is naturally odour resistant so requires less washing, which is kinder on you, and the environment.

When washing is required, please refer to your garment care label for specific washing instructions.

Gentle hand wash in cool water using a small amount of mild wool detergent.

  • Do not use bleach or spot cleaning products
  • Rinse well in cool water – hot water will cause shrinkage
  • We recommend using the same water temperature for both washing and rinsing your garment
  • Gently squeeze and/or roll garment in a towel to absorb excess water
  • Dry flat in shade
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Iron on wool setting
  • Drycleanable

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  1. Larson

    Larson (verified owner)

    I got my shawl yesterday and I wanted you to know that I absolutely love it!! The color, size, style, and craftsmanship were all perfect. I am already looking at other items. One per pay check? 🙂 Thank you very much.

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  2. Angela

    Wonderful Poncho

    Angela (verified owner)

    I bought the Moss Stitch Poncho in Mist which is a lovely mid-grey. The traditional shape sits beautifully on my small frame (54kg). Many wraps/ponchos are too voluminous or long for me as I am 160cm. I have been searching for a neat shape and this one reaches the upper thigh and the sides sit level with hip-bone. The diagonal shape, seaming and v-neck is especially flattering for petites. The Moss Stitch gives a great subtle texture. It is extremely soft and very warm. I am also very happy with Ecowool’s customer service. A great overall experience.

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