Tag Archives: merino

Breeding Wonderful Maniototo Wool

Out of a flock of several thousand sheep, a special breeding programme is taking place to produce wonderful ManiototoView full post »

Luxury Lambswool

It is February and we are well into 2016, so time for an overdue update. It is now 5 months since shearing, and most ofView full post »

Experimenting With Colour

There is nothing like the thought of a looming retreat weekend for knitters¬† for us to get creative and startView full post »

The Geraldine Collection

The six new colours of the Geraldine Collection by Maniototo Wool are now launched in time for cosy winter knitting.View full post »

New Collection of Wool Colours

We at Maniototo Wool have been very busy compiling a new collection of wool colours named “The GeraldineView full post »

Wool in Shades of Greywacke

Preparations are underway for a trip to Rotorua with Maniototo Wool.¬† April 9th to 12th is the annual Creative FibreView full post »

…and a Happy Woolly 2015 New Year

The 2014 carded sliver has arrived. Wow it is gorgeous, and the dyeing has begun in time for New Year marketing.  View full post »

Sending Wool to the World

Christmas is coming and we are sending Maniototo Wool to the world. Today some hanks of undyed yarn are heading forView full post »

A Woolly Winter

Winter has arrived. There’s snow on Mount Arthur, the mornings are chilly and the sunshine hours are shorter &#View full post »

New Wool Colour

There is a demand for a new wool colour as a strong contrast with our warm subtle hand dyed Maniototo Wool colours. SoView full post »

Maniototo Wool Vest

Here is my new, favourite wool vest for autumn. It is knitted with our aran style Maniototo Wool – colour, BarnView full post »

The Colours of Wool

You can’t stop a dyer from experimenting. Take a look at these random dyed wool colours to knit with our standardView full post »

Wonders of Wool Market

Wellington Underground Market is having their “Wonders of Wool” theme market on 5th April and WE WILL BEView full post »

New Zealand Wool Patterns

All the patterns I use are available on line, can easily be downloaded, and most are free. I spend a ridiculous amountView full post »