Yarn Guide

Wool is luxurious renewable natural fibre with outstanding stain resistance qualities. We use only the finest NZ Wools available.

Guide: As with many different yarns you should treat the type of stain with the recommended solution and not treat the type of yarn. Always neutralise the cause of the stain first.

Art silk is a term used for number of yarn that look and feel like silk. The most often used variety is viscose, which is made from refined timber pulp and features a beautiful lustre.

Guide: Art silk can be treated exactly the same as wool. Treat the type of stain with the recommended solutions by neutralising the cause of the stain before attempting to clean. Over time art silk fibres will sprout up after vacuuming, do not pull the fibres directly out. Trim the art silk with scissors.

Belgium linen (linen) is a natural, renewable fibre extracted from the flax plant. Fine Belgium linen rugs are often featured in gorgeous natural colours.

Guide: As with many different yarns you should neutralise the cause of the stain with the recommended solution before attempting to clean.

Silk is most delicate of all fibres. Silk organically fades with age to create a unique style.

Guide: Neutralise the stain first and then gently clean the silk professional cleaners are always recommended. Please note: no fibre is stain proof.

Jute is a renewable vegetable fibre that comes from the stem of the Tossa jute plant. The stunning natural colour variations give jute rugs an original organic finish and the naturally firm yarn wears very well.

Guide: Jute is a hard wearing and should be treated like any other fibre. Be careful to minimize the amount of water used and make sure the rug is dried well as jute retains water.

Leather otherwise known as hide or cowhide, feature beautiful natural accents for any environment. Each hide is unique in design, different patterns and placement of the hide will lead to a one-of-kind rug.

Guide: Include your cowhide rug in your normal cleaning routine, simply vacuum with power reduced and the vacuum head brush down. For common spills, immediately soak up as much liquid with a paper towel or sponge; to remove solid matter, use the blunt edge of a knife, scraping gently with the direction of the hair. Wipe with a damp (not wet) sponge.

Shag rugs get their name from the shaggy appearance. Shag rug can come many different forms of density and pile height.

Guide: Always use a direct suction vacuum & not a rotating head. Hang your shag rug over a rail and shake or hit to remove loose matter. Cut of loose yarn with scissors. Immediately blot up spilled liquids. Treat the type of stain with the appropriate stain treatment as per the stain guide. Always blot the stain with the cleaning liquid and do not rub, as the pile will be damaged. If a stain is not diminishing, contact a professional carpet cleaner.

Banana silk comes from the fibre-breaking outer layer of the banana plant. The yarn has a silken appearance and is very soft to touch.

Guide: Include your Banana silk rug in your normal cleaning routine, simply vacuum. Clean spills immediately absorbing as much liquid with a cloth using a blotting motion.

Mohair yarn is taken from the fleece of angora goats. It is both durable, resilient and is notable for its high lustre, softness and sheen.

Guide: Include the rug in your cleaning routine. As with many yarns, you should neutralise the cause of any stain with the recommended solution before attempting to clean.