Our SRS Merino is single-origin sourced from Mount Bodangora Merino, a six-generation merino stud who is committed to an ethical and sustainable approach to animal welfare. Our Corriedale come from Colveleaf Corriedale Stud
This comes in fingering (4ply) sport (5ply) and DK (8 ply) and is luxuriously soft and a pleasure to knit and crochet. Per 100-gram skein:
Our 2-strand 4ply Merino is 400 meters or 437 Yards
Our single spun 4ply is 410 metre or 448 metres
Our Sport Merino is 270 metres or 295 yards
Our DK Merino is 210 metres or 229 yards
Our Corriedale is 145 metres or 158 yards
Mount Bodangora is part of the ‘SustainaWOOL’ integrity scheme, an accreditation program run by Italian woollen mills to ensure a high standard of care for the sheep and their environment. Mount Bodangora run a mob of sheep especially for Great Southern Yarn to supply us a longer length fleece of around 100mm or four inches to create the best of yarns.
Our Merino is named after Elizabeth Macarthur an extraordinary pioneer of the Australian wool industry of the early 1800’s.