Story: Meat and wool

Fine Merino products

The Timaru company South Canterbury Textiles makes products from a range of wool types, from strong crossbred to fine Merino. Here Andrew Miller demonstrates extra-soft baby blankets made from 19-micron Merino wool, and from extra-fine 15-micron wool. The company also plans to manufacture fine fabrics for shirts and suits.

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Alistair Nicol and Caroline Saunders, 'Meat and wool - Wool production and processing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/19235/fine-merino-products (accessed 9 April 2020)

Story by Alistair Nicol and Caroline Saunders, published 24 Nov 2008