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Possum Merino North Cape

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A versatile poncho style, that not only looks stylish but feels fabulous to wear!  This design can be styled two ways, and is an easy pop on garment to provide an extra layer of luxurious warmth during the winter and trans-seasonal periods.


  • Beautifully soft against skin
  • Insulating natural warmth
  • Odour resistant
  • 40% Possum Fur, 53% Merino Wool, 7% Silk
  • Made in New Zealand

Please note: Currently, there may be an extra 5-7 working days on standard delivery times for some colours

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  1. Amego Carlos Joseph

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    Amego Carlos Joseph

    I arrived at #EcoWool in Warkworth on a Wet windy Wednesday afternoon, a mere male, knowing only that I had to purchase some female possum/merino garments pronto, and have them posted to Napier by Saturday at the latest.
    The girls at this establishment were AAA+ helpful, made me feel at easy, done all the work for me and also budgeted my order, they where so helpful that at the counter on purchase they suggested I go online right there to make use of free shipping available. Once again they filled out my forms online zapped the card and hey presto, By early Thursday afternoon I received a phone call from Napier to say that the parcel had just arrived.and
    for NZ Post that is extremely fast, And for the ladies at this establishment, I am extremely grateful and will recommend their business to any and all.
    #SupportingLocalBusiness #PostCOVID-19

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Possum Merino is a unique New Zealand yarn made from blending natures finest, Possum fur/fibre 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.


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 and soon became an ecological threat. Each night possums eat over 21,000 tons of native vegetation, 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 beautiful and unique garment that will give you years of pleasure, but you have also contributed to the preservation of New Zealand’s natural habitats.
Thank you!
From the Ecowool Team


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
Recommendation – Use the same temperature of water 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