What is Cashmere?
Cashmere is a kind of wool obtained from the Himalayan goats which are used to manufacture different kinds of garments. Originally, Cashmere was taken from the goats in Indian Kashmir, Mongolia, and Nepal, however, cashmere productions have since expanded across Asia and even into Europe. Cashmere comes from the cashmere goats, which only produce dreamy, luxurious, and highly covered fibers. Due to the lack of Cashmere goats, limited sources and its difficulties to access, cashmere products are so expensive. On average a cashmere goat only generates only 150 grams fibers per year, while around 300 grams fiber is used to manufacture even single jumper. In a year, a total of 6000 tons of cashmere is produced, a very small fraction compared to 1.3 million tonnes for normal wool. Basically, Cashmere wool is available in different countries such as; China, Mongolia, Nepal, India, Afghanistan, Iran, Kashmir region in India, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, and other central Asian Republics. Due to these high-quality, durable and soft qualities of cashmere products, it has got more popularity throughout the world. Cashmere also has different brands such as; pure collection, repeat cashmere, TSE, Loro Piana cashmere, Johnstons of Elgin, Christopher Fischer, Jennie Liu, Kinross cashmere and many more.
Cashmere knitwear is always a luxurious winter collection which is regarded as the finest material for the colder months of the year. Authentic and natural cashmere are always the finest, softest and warmest yarn which is very useful to wear and proper care will last over 10 years. Cashmere, the special yarn taken from the rare fibers found in the undercoat of cashmere goats mainly from the Mongolia and China. The fibers are collected through a very laborious and on the basis of thickness, length, and color, it is divided into different quality ranges. After the process of dyed and spun into yarns, it is widely used in the garment industry and then knitted or woven into the fabric for premium suits or accessories.
The question definitely arises that how this Cashmere products or clothes are manufactured. The reply is quite delicate to give as the soft fabric is obtained from the layer of hair found in the Capra Hircus goat of the Himalayas. These inhabitants of goats are found in the higher altitudes of 12000 to 14000 feet. This specific cashmere is noticeably observed to be warm in winter and cool in spring or summers.