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Our Yarns



At Augustbird we pride ourselves on providing only the most soft, luscious yarns using the finest ethical and luxurious fibres available.

We are proudly Australian and strive to source local produce that aligns with our eco values.

Augustbird Yarn Bases available:

White Gum Wool:
White Gum Wool is our hero yarn. This ethically grown Australian merino is spun into squishy, velvety soft yarn which we proudly offer in three yarn weights: 4ply (fingering), 8ply (DK) and Bouclé (Bulky). We also have a new sock yarn with 70% White Gum Wool Merino / 30% Silk adding extra strength and a gorgeous sheen without compromising on softness.

White Gum Wool is suitable for all manor of garments, particularly baby items and next-to-the-skin accessories. It is also suitable for felting.

White Gum Wool sheep are raised on a single farm by Nan Bray, in the high midlands of Tasmania.

Songlark - 4ply / Fingering
Content: 100% Ethical Superfine Australian Merino
516 yards / 472 metres / 100 grams

Fantail - Sock / 4ply *NEW*
70% Ethical Superfine Australian Merino/ 30% Silk
516 yards / 472 metres / 100 grams

Bowerbird - 8ply / DK
100% Ethical Superfine Australian Merino
 258 yards / 236 metres / 100 grams

Boobook - White Gum Wool Bouclé / Bulky

100% Ethical Superfine Australian Merino
Bulky/ 12ply / 168 yards / 154 metres / 100 grams

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