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Raw materials

Valuable raw material

Ferney Spinning Mills collection is characterized by an extensive range of valuable merino wool yarns and noble fibres (Cashmere, silk, angora, cotton), pure or blended with man-made fibres used in low percentage to modernized classical products. All these yarns are created with raw materials carefully selected by expert hands according to high-level quality standards.

Australian Merino wool

Australian Merino is an entirely natural and renewable fibre. Merino is grown year-round by Australia's 70 million Merino sheep, consuming a simple blend of water, air, sunshine and grass. When Merino fibre is disposed of, it will naturally decompose in soil in a matter of years, slowly releasing valuable nutrients back into the earth.

Australian Merino is the remarkable result of millions of years of evolution.It is rich in natural properties that inspire some of the worlds leading clothing designers. And its unique benefits flow through to the luxuriously soft and stylish clothing crafted from it. In contrast to synthetics, Merino is an active fibre that reacts to changes in body temperature. So it helps you stay warm when the weather is cold, and cool when the weather is hot. Merino fibres are extremely fine, enabling them to bend far more than traditional, coarser wool fibres. This makes Merino wool feel soft and luxuriously gentle next to your skin.


Merino garments to be machine-washed and tumble dried

Because Merino can absorb moisture vapour, it tends not to create static electricity, helping it to drape beautifully and be less likely to cling uncomfortably to your body than other fabrics. Gone are the days when woollen garments had to be hand-washed and dried flat. Recent innovations mean many Merino garments can now be machine-washed and tumble dried. It's very elastic too so requires less ironing than other fabrics.

South-African merino wool

The South African Merino wool industry provides a high-quality, ecologically based product, which meets and exceeds the needs of the international wool industry. Over the years, the South African merino wool has earned a reputation for uniformity, softness and other quality aspects. First-stage processing in South Africa is both modern and uses the latest technology to provide the wool industry with top quality raw material.

The wool industry is one of the oldest agricultural industries in South Africa and plays an important economic role as an earner of foreign exchange for the country. The first Merino sheep arrived to the Cape shores in 1789. The woollen sheep industry started on a commercial basis under British colonial rule during the years from 1806 to 1910. Although the wool industry spread quickly throughout the whole country, the term "Cape Wool" has become the internationally recognized trade term for wool from Southern Africa.

Nature's Miracle fibre

New Zealand wool

New zealand wool is a sustainable natural fibre with outstanding beauty, perfomance, maintenance and well-being benefits.


BEAUTY

New Zealand wool's superior quality enables extensive design, colour and pattern flexibility, while wool's natural ability to shrug off dirt and spring back into shape after crushing ensures long lasting good looks to complement and enhance any room setting.

  • Brillant Colour
  • Crafted
  • Design
  • Enhancing
  • Easy Care
  • Enduring

HEALTH

New Zealand wool is non-allergenic and its natural properties provide inherent fire resistance air purification and moisture control, creating an exceptionally safe and healthy indoor environment.

  • Safe
  • Clean Air
  • Zealand wool

INTEGRITY

New Zealand wool is grown in open pastureland following sustainable land use and animal friendly practices, resulting in a carpet fibre that is natural, renewable and biodegradable.

  • Sustainable
  • Ethical
  • Traceable
  • Pure new Zealand



Raw material sourcing

We buy raw materials from the best suppliers in the world.

  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Australia
  • South Africa
  • China
  • New Zealand
  • Italy
  • Germany
  • Mauritius
  • Japan

Eco wool

Recycle, regenerate, re-use, reduce the wastes to be disposed of, through a shortened manufacturing process

  • Line of yarns coming from a recycling process of recovered fibres from the wastage of knitwear.
  • Process of ecological recovery which reduces the destruction of knitwear material in the incinerators and in public dumps.
  • Saves natural resources ( time, water and energy) through a simplified manufacturing process.
  • Cuts back the release of chemical wastes from dyeing processes into the environment.
  • An earth-friendly product and gives an important environmental and ecological contribution.
  • Yarn which appeals to a consumer's ecological conscience and gives a concrete contribution to the environment without compromises in terms of quality, style and comfort.
Eco wool

Ferney Spining Mills produces a range of yarns entirely created with recycled fibres. These yarns are produced through a sophisticated recycling process, ecologically advanced, which uses fibres recovered from used textiles with a simplified production process which reduces the consumption of natural resources. These yarns are made of carefully selected fibres with no harmful additives and completely meet the international textile safety regulations.