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Weekender V Neck Possum Merino Possumdown/U342

Weekender V Neck Possum Merino Possumdown/U342

Weekender V Neck Possum Merino Possumdown/U342

Code: PD/U342

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NZ$ 197.83
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NZ$ 12.83 (a 6% discount)
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NZ$ 185.00 excluding GST
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Possum Merino The Weekender Jumper U342 
Possumdown Clothing Knitwear Collection 

This classic jumper is unisex and both versatile and very popular. In a V neck this jumper has a lovely soft fine knit texture. It is light weight but very warm and good for all year round use. In a range of colours it will go with almost anything. Wear under a suit jacket for extra warmth on the way to the office or throw it on over jeans for a lazy Sunday. 

Possumdown is a collection of high quality, New Zealand made knitwear, with a natural fibre blend of 30% possum fur and super fine NZ Merino wool. For warmth and durable choose from our luxurious collection of possum merino clothing and accessories for Men, Women & Children. Extremely soft and lightweight to wear with superior anti-pill properties. Possum fibre has a unique hollow structure, giving excellent thermal warmth. 

with fast shipping to Australia, USA, UK, EU & Worldwide 
*Click on Specifications for garment measurements. 

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About Possum Merino 

You'll absolutely love our very unique New Zealand Possum Merino garments! Join the great following of those who appreciate this unique blend and you'll never look back! Possum Merino NZ made is a wonderful composition of Possum fur, Merino lamb's wool and Mulberry Silk or nylon for extra strength. Like cashmere it is luxuriously soft, incredibly lightweight, exceptionally warm and comfortable to wear but you'll find it is a lot more affordable. Any wrinkles through packaging drop out quickly. It is anti static, doesn't pill and resists odour! Due to the hollow nature of possum fur, it provides exceptional thermal warmth without weight. Research has shown it to be 55% warmer than Merino and 35% warmer than cashmere. With a superfine micron, New Zealand Merino wool is renowned for its softness, easy care and durability. 

International Knitwear Sizing Conversion

SIZES XS S M L XL 2XL 3XL
USA 4 6 8 10 12 14 16
JAPAN 7 9 11 13 15 17 19
UK 8 10 12 14 16 18 20
EUROPE 40 42 44 46 48 50 52
FRANCE 36 38 40 42 44 46 48
NZ 8 10 12 14 16 18 20
AUSTRALIA 8 10 12 14 16 18 20


Washing Instructions for Woolens / Possum Merino 


A wonderful virtue of possum merino garments is the possum fur and merino wool resists the absorption of odor and therefore need a lot less washing! You'll find all garments come with washing instructions attached. Possum Fur has antiseptic qualities and is very gentle on the most sensitive skin. For hand washing rinse using warm water and an approved wool detergent, rinse well, dry flat. Dry cleanable. Do not bleach or tumble dry. (Use a dry cleaner you trust as I find they don't always get it right and can shrink the garment) *If using machine wash use the delicates option only. 

A good tip is - the temperature you wash in is the same you rinse in as temperature changes can bring shrinkage. Also don't over lather, just a small amount of liquid soap is all you need, you can always add more later if you need it. Gently swirl and press the garment around in the warm water with no vigorous rubbing or wringing. You can roll in a towel to absorb water first before laying flat to dry. Shape garment while wet on towel. I have found hand washing garments in warm water as instructed very easy and with no problem. 

A Brief History of the New Zealand's Bushtail Possum

The brushtail possum is an introduced species released in NZ in 1837 to establish a fur industry. As demand for fur fell and its value dropped to uneconomic levels the numbers of possums dramatically increased. They have now reached epidemic proportions with well over 70 million possums munching their way through 21,300 tonnes of vegetation nightly, decimating New Zealand's native bush and birdlife. This includes eggs, chicks and insects and the most vulnerable is our national bird the kiwi. Heirloom Weavers NZ are passionate about sustainable living today, protecting New Zealand's environment and native species of flora and fauna, by keeping possum numbers to a more sustainable and natural balance. 

Small: Body Length 68cm, 
Width 53cm 
Sleeve Length (from cuff to centre back neck) 81cm 

Medium: Body Length 70cm, 
Width 56cm 
Sleeve Length (from cuff to centre back neck) 82cm 

Large: Body Length 72cm, 
Width 59cm 
Sleeve Length (from cuff to centre back neck) 83cm 

XLarge: Body Length 72cm, 
Width 62cm 
Sleeve Length (from cuff to centre back neck) 84cm 

XXLarge: Body Length 74cm, 
Width 65cm 
Sleeve Length (from cuff to centre back neck) 85cm 

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