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Hand Dyed shimmer gradient roving 6ozs polwarth mulberry silk 70/30 ready to ship

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Made in Christchurch, New Zealand

Item details

Lovely new zealand polwarth blended with luscious mulberry silk, easy to spin or felt, Dyed in a beautiful gradient colour way. Beautiful soft and springy polwarth with a gorgeous drape and sheen added to your hand spun or felted garments. The perfect fiber for shawls and other knitted garments with warmth and drape and easy to spin or felt. Next to skin soft.
Two braids of 3 ozs each

Gradient dyed or Chameleon: changing colour end to end
Shimmer dyed: variations in colour or colours which will be evenly spaced across the roving, layers and blended colours
Shimmer gradient: A mix of both! Graduating colours with layers and variations
Fractal dyed: dyed with fractal spinning in mind ( or more clean cut stripes) can be spin fractally, or split and ply or Navaho to match colours .

    Average review
    I can't even put into words how gorgeous these colors are. I cannot wait to see how it spins up ... I will DEFINITELY be back. You have a gift of color on fiber :D
    Mar 27, 2018 by Chrissy

Shipping & policies
Preparation takes 1-2 business days
Arrives from New Zealand
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Hi I ship as soon as I can,as soon as payment has cleared.I have a little boy so it can sometimes take a couple of days. If you want something urgently let me know, otherwise it will take a week to 10 days.i will always notify you if there is a delay , but most of my parcels arrive in about a week to ten days.If you have any concerns about a parcel please let me know.

Please be aware of your own countries import rules as I am not liable for additional customs charges, nor can I understate the value of the parcel for customs purposes.

Shipping is capped at $12nzd , which means that no matter how much you order you will not pay more than $12nzd per order. Due to frequent increases in postal prices I regrettably have had to increase this cost to $12, but it still represents a great saving for multiple orders.


Paypal and direct credit.
In New Zealand I will accept internet bank transfers please contact me for details.
Custom orders must be paid for in advance.

Returns & exchanges

If you are not completely happy simply let me know,return your purchase and I will refund you on receipt minus return postage.

Additional policies

I am always happy to make custom orders.
Customer satisfaction is my priority.
All items are made in a smoke free environment.

A note about 'white bits' .
Each roving goes through my hands about 5 times in different parts of the process. I do my utmost to avoid light spots or white bits where they are unintentional, as this is a hand made product however occasionally they do occur. I usually make my rovings a bit overweight so if you desire and you do find a white bit please just pluck it out. You don't have to use it! Sometimes though they are intentionally there to lighten the colour as you spin.

Possum may not be for everyone but is an ecological luxury fiber. I am completely against farming animals for fur and was a vegetarian when I arrived in New Zealand, therefore was initially a bit dubious about possum.However,the possum here was an inroduced species which now numbers about 17 per person.Omnivorous,it crunches through our rainforest and endangers native birds such as the rare kiwi.The fiber is a useful way to utilise rather than just completely waste the by-products of harvesting the possum.The possums are NOT farmed for their fur,they are harvested from the wild.
It is not an endangered or protected species therefore there should be no problem importing it.I have checked with our customs that it is so,but it may be worthwhile checking your countries import restrictions.