It's no secret that I love White Gum Wool. It’s so soft and heavenly I seriously just can't get enough of it. When Nan Bray from White Gum Wool approached me to design a collection of variegated colourways to complement her lovely solid colours I jumped at the opportunity. At the time I was only days away from the birth of my second child but I began dreaming up colourways while I waited for my new little person to arrive. The weeks that followed were somewhat whirlwind-like but here we are three months later and I have a beautiful baby boy and a brand new collection to show for myself.

So without further ado I'm pleased to share with you all the first instalment of The Colours of Australia, which launched earlier this week.

Kangaroo Paw

Summer Rain

Green Tree Frog

Pebbly Beach



Spider Orchid

These colourways were inspired by elements of the Australian landscape. I will tell you a little more about each colourway in the coming weeks.


You can find current available stock here. Most of these lovelies sold out within 24 hours of the release however there is more stock coming soon so stay tuned.

Until next time,


Hey there lovely maker! I'm Rebecca and I’m an Australian yarn dyer. 

Augustbird yarn is dyed in small batches from my home studio on Peramangk land in the Adelaide hills, South Australia, where I am surrounded by gum trees.

I share my home with kangaroos, koalas, kookaburras and other beautiful Australian flora and fauna. 

Happy creating! Rx

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