The Angora Mohair goat was in existence in biblical times and valued for its fleece as a luxury fibre even then. The best Mohair was fabled to come from the Ankara region of what is now known as Turkey.
Mohair is known as "The Diamond Fiber" for feeling weightless on the body, strength, softness and luster. It is a hair not a wool...Because it is a hair, it behaves as human hair does. It keeps you warm in winter and cool in summer. These properties are particularly valuable for garments such as suiting. base layers, athletic wear and socks.
Color: Mohair has high (icy sheen) luster. Hand dyed of sweet colors of pinks, yellows, light greens and yellows.
Yarn: 1ply core spun
Yardage: 1,000 +/- per skein
Projects: garments and shawls
Patterns: Each yarn comes with reversible Barbara Walker favorite pattern booklet. Included are knitting tips and tricks...happy knitting!!!