The Variety Of Wools Used In Making The Quality Cardigan Sweaters

Alpaca Wool

Specialty hair fibers from alpaca.

Typically softer, finer and more lustrous and warmer than sheep's wool.

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Angora comes from the Angora rabbit. Angora is a long fiber which is extremely soft. Angora is commonly mixed with other wools due to its high cost but remain a popular single fiber in high end sweaters.

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Icelandic Wool

Icelandic sheep have a unique type of wool formed as a result of surviving many centuries in harsh Iceland winters. Their wool is unique and characterized by a soft insulating inner layer.

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Named after a goat in the Kashmir region of Northern India.

Cashmere is expensive and sometimes difficult to care for.