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Are you looking for the perfect addition to your wardrobe this season? Woollen knitwear may be just what you need. Whether you’re a fan of casual and comfy garments or prefer something dressy, woollen knits become that extra addition to your outfit that makes you look fashionable and will keep you warm. 

The popularity of New Zealand’s Merino wool and Possum Merino Silk knitwear is a testament to the exceptional quality of our wool. New Zealand is renowned for producing some of the finest Merino wool in the world, known for its softness, warmth, and durability, making it the perfect material for creating stylish and comfortable garments. With a wide range of styles, textures, weights and colours, there is something for everyone. Whether a simple sweater or an elaborate cardigan, wool knits add flair to any outfit while keeping you cozy during the colder months. With the right pieces in your closet, you can look stylish no matter the temperature!

The following is a handy guide to help you to find the right woollen knitwear for every occasion. 

Base Layers

When looking for the ultimate solution to keep warm and comfortable, regardless of your outfit or activity, look no further than Merino Thermals! Made from high-quality New Zealand Merino wool, these base layers offer the perfect combination of warmth, breathability, and comfort. Whether exploring the great outdoors on a hike, working hard on a construction site, skiing down the snowy slopes, or heading out for dinner on a chilly evening, Merino Thermals have you covered.

The natural stretch and softness of the fabric will hug your skin in comfort, while the breathable nature of the wool regulates your body temperature and wicks away moisture. So, even if the temperature drops and the weather turns, you’ll stay warm and dry thanks to the natural insulation properties of the wool. And the best part? Merino Thermals are so comfortable you’ll forget you’re even wearing them!

Everyday Wear

Wrap yourself in everyday luxury with the appeal of woollen knitwear.  From the cozy comfort of cardigans, sweaters and jackets, there’s a knit for every occasion and mood. Whether indulging in a relaxing day at home or heading out for coffee with friends, these versatile styles will keep you warm and looking stylish.

Cardigans are a timeless choice for everyday wear, offering a range of lengths from shorter styles to the on-trend longer lengths, making them the perfect layering piece for chilly days. Sweaters are a must-have for casual outfits that can be easily layered under jackets or worn alone on milder days. Roll neck sweaters are the winter heroes you need, providing extra warmth and protection for your neck. The magical blend of Possum, Merino and Mulberry Silk is also soft, warm, and durable, ideal for creating comfortable and stylish knitwear. Don’t miss out on our range of lightweight 100% Merino wool garments, perfect for the summer months. 

Office Wear

Add a touch of sophistication to your office attire by incorporating woollen knitwear into your wardrobe. A smart knit jacket or sweater paired with dress pants is perfect for a professional and polished look. The natural warmth and softness of premium New Zealand wool provide comfort and regulate body temperature, making it an ideal choice for cooler office environments,  while the versatility of knitwear makes it a practical addition to any wardrobe.

Evening Wear

Elevate your evening or dressier attire with stylish quality knitwear teamed with a piece of statement jewellery or earrings.  Ecowool’s Possum Merino Cardigan with Swarovski Crystal Buttons perfectly balances timeless elegance, sparkle and style. A woollen Wrap or Cape can also transform an outfit while keeping you warm, comfortable and looking fabulous. 

Knitted Scarves

Scarves are the ultimate accessory for adding warmth and texture to any outfit! These versatile and practical items can be styled in multiple ways, making them a must-have item in your wardrobe. Choose neutral colours such as black, white, or grey for a classic look with simple patterns like stripes or checks. Or bright colours and eye-catching designs to make a bolder statement. When it comes to styling, scarves can be draped or tied for a simple classic look or worn as a shawl or wrap for a touch of elegance. So, go ahead and experiment to create looks that suit your style!


Keep your head warm and cozy this winter with a beanie! These hats are a staple of streetwear and a popular choice for the outdoors and workwear.  They can be worn slouch style or folded back to give double coverage and warmth over ears.  These practical accessories are a must-have for outdoor activities such as hiking, working on the farm, or fishing during the cooler months.   For a stylish streetwear look, team with a coordinating scarf or gloves.  A beanie made from Possum Merino wool is the ultimate choice for softness, comfort and insulating warmth. 


Gloves are an essential accessory for keeping your hands warm and important consideration for anyone who wants to stay comfortable and productive in workwear when the temperatures plummet. While working outdoors, commuting to work, or running errands on a cold day, gloves can help protect your hands from the elements.

When choosing gloves for workwear, it’s important to consider the type of work you will be doing and the level of warmth and protection you needFingerless gloves are a popular option as they provide warmth while freeing the fingers for tasks requiring dexterity, using your phone or other electronic devices without removing your gloves. Gloves can also be a stylish and accessory, offering warmth and protection for your hands while adding a touch of style to your outfit.  They’re a wonderful gift idea, too, as they suit men, women and children of all ages. 

Get Some Knitwear in Your Wardrobe

Woollen knits are a versatile and stylish addition to any wardrobe, whether for comfort, warmth, or a dressed-up look. From merino thermals for base layers to cardigans, sweaters and jackets for everyday or evening wear, there is a perfect woollen knit for every occasion. Ecowool has a wide range of styles and colours, so you can find the ideal knitwear piece that suits your needs.

How do I care for my woollen knits to ensure they last a long time?

To care for woollen knits and ensure their longevity, always check the care label for specific instructions, use cold water and a gentle, wool-specific detergent when washing, lay flat to dry, store properly, and consider professional cleaning if needed.

What makes Merino woollen clothing suitable in the summer?

Merino Wool’s natural breathability and ability to wick away moisture from the skin allow it to regulate body temperature, making woollen clothing suitable for warm weather and providing comfort and coolness to the wearer.