Our Environmental Impact Statement

Our Environmental Impact Statement

Creswick Woollen Mills is working towards a world without waste. This statement lays out our actions – past, present and ongoing – for achieving a truly sustainable future.   Recycling underpins our business – and our history Here at Creswick, we’ve been creating new products from pre-loved fabrics since 1947. Creswick Founder Paul Ryzowy (our […]

Creswick’s Recycling Heritage

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Paul Ryzowy established Creswick Woollen Mills in 1947 in partnership with European immigrants fleeing WW2. These immigrants brought with them from Poland a special skill of recycling woollen jumpers. Necessity is the Mother of all invention. These immigrants came from areas of Europe where virgin fibre and dye stuffs were in short supply. The solution […]

Creswick’s Natural Sleep Guarantee

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In the unlikely event that your mattress or bed frame does not meet our high-quality standards we offer a guarantee on all our products Creswick Woollen Mills offer a guarantee. This guarantee ensures only to the benefit of the original purchaser (“the purchaser”) of the product. Our Manufacturers, Crown Posture Bedding will repair (or replace […]

Care & Cleaning Instructions For New Mattresses

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Caring for Your new LANA Mattress:   Getting Started: Remove and dispense the polyethylene bag. This bag is not a toy, please keep it away from children. If a base has been purchased with your mattress, please screw the base fittings in tightly. Lift and position your mattress on base or frame. The best way […]

Why is Aramid Used in Wool Fire Blankets?

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Aramid is a shortened word for “aromatic polyamide”. Aramid fibres are present in PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) which is used in firefighter’s equipment and Creswick’s wool fire blankets! In 2022, Creswick Woollen Mills continue to supply high quality wool fire blankets for personal use. Our wool fire blankets are blended with Aramid which is a specialised […]

Care Instructions For Possum Fibre


Creswick’s possum fibre is grown in New Zealand, due to possums being protected in Australia as a native species. Currently, in 2022 – possums are classified as a pest in New Zealand, so obtaining fibre is practiced ethically to protect environmental sustainability and reduce ecological threat on native flora and fauna. Possum fibre is the […]

Our Use of Recycled Wool


In 2022, Recycled wool is one of the world’s best natural fibres to create woollen outdoor homewares! Just like wool, recycled wool is soft, durable, breathable, and naturally stain-resistant but is also great for the environment.  Recycling wool provides a great environmentally sustainable option for pre-loved wool products. Recycled and repurposed products divert wool garments […]

What is GSM?


At Creswick Woollen Mills, we are the experts on natural fibres in 2022. This is our reputation, so understandably we are frequently asked questions regarding the GSM on all our woollen homewares such as blankets, quilts, and throws. So, if you’re here for answers… you’ve come to the right place! GSM Explained GSM is a […]

10 Reasons to Fall in Love With the Australian Wool Picnic Rug Again


It’s always picnic season in Australia… and 2022 is the year of the picnic! Here are 10 reasons why you should grab the rug and get out there in 2022… if you need convincing. 1. Reconnect With Nature Breathe in fresh air and feel Australian wool under your hands and feet again, wherever you are across this […]

The Benefits of Sleeping with Wool


Discover the benefits of sleeping with wool. Wool is one of the most breathable and absorbent natural fibres available in 2022, suitable for use across all seasons. Warmer in winter and cooler in summer, the Australian merino wool used by Creswick Woollen Mills uses in homewares such as blankets and throws, is lighter in weight than traditional […]