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KO560 Plain Zip Jumper
KO560 Plain Zip Jumper
KO560 Plain Zip Jumper
KO560 Plain Zip Jumper

KO560 Plain Zip Jumper

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Possum and Merino

KO560 Plain Zip Jumper - A relaxed fit, quarter zip jumper in a plain fishermans rib.  A great wardrobe staple.

Made proudly in New Zealand from a premium blend of 40% possum fur, 50% merino lambswool & 10% mulberry silk.  


The measurements shown in the size guide below are only a general guide.  They are not the actual garment measurements.  The measurements are to be used to indicate which garment size will be best for you to order.  Some garments are designed to be a slim more shape hugging fit, and some to fit loosely, a straighter loose fit.

Take the actual measurements, when standing up and with your arms to your side and your feet together, as follows:

  • Bust – around the widest part
  • Waist around the smallest part
  • Hips around the widest part



Bust cm

Waist cm

Hips cm

XS / 8

82 - 85

65 - 69

92 - 95

S / 10

86 - 89

70 - 73

96 - 98

M / 12

90 - 93

74 - 77

99 - 101

L / 14

94 - 97

78 - 81

102 - 104

XL / 16

98 - 101

82 - 85

105 - 108

XXL / 18

102 - 105

86 - 90

109 - 112

 Garment Care Instructions 

As they are natural fibres, Possum and Merino garments do not need as much washing and only handwashing is recommended.  Following the steps below will help to maintain your garments good looks into the future.  

  • Garments can be drycleaned 
  • Handwash gently.
  • To avoid fibre damage do not rub or wring. 
  • Turn your garment inside out.
  • Gently hand wash in lukewarm water. Do not rub.  Dye may run in the first wash.
  • Rinse thoroughly to remove all detergent. Do not wring.
  • Squeeze out water. Do not wring.  Wringing can damage the fibres.
  • A low to medium spin cycle in a washing machine is recommended to remove as much moisture as possible.
  • Lay flat to dry. Ease to shape while wet.
  • Dry in shade. 

DO NOT TUMBLE DRY - Tumble drying may cause garment shrinkage   


Possum fur is beautiful and soft to the touch.  It is the ultimate in luxury when used to create fashion wear garments. 

Possum and Merino is a luxurious and uniquely New Zealand yarn made from the blending of two of our natural finest fibres – Possum fur and superfine Merino wool.  Each Possum fibre is hollow and thus gives excellent insulation whilst ensuring that the garments are lightweight and very soft. Possum fur has many health attributes also – holding its warmth and therefore assisting in blood flow.  It can be helpful to people who suffer from conditions that prevent them from keeping warm, such as diabetes and Raynaud’s disease, as it holds its warmth thereby assisting with blood flow.  As well as being incredibly soft and warm the yarn is strong and durable.  With its superior anti-piling qualities, it wears better than cashmere or mohair.

Originally introduced from Australia in the mid 1800s, the Possums in New Zealand eat many tonnes of our forests and natural habitation each night.  Therefore, our conservation groups encourage the commercial use of Possum fur fibre to help eradicate this pest and as such play an important role in the protection of New Zealand’s native fauna and flora.  By buying our products you too are helping save New Zealand’s natural habitat. 


All Koru knitwear is manufactured from a premium blend of natural fibres for the ultimate warmth and silky softness … feel the difference' 

Koru Knitwear is proudly manufactured by Knitting Establishment Ltd.  Their manufacturing premises are located in Warkworth, New Zealand, where they have been producing quality knitwear for over 30 years.  Knitting Establishment Ltd is a family owned and managed business which is dedicated to providing retail businesses with high quality knitwear that fits well, looks great and is a pleasure to wear.