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Information about how our products are made, where and how we source our materials and terminology used

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What is Cashmere?

Cashmere is famous for being one of the softest and warmest natural fibers in the world. Its thin hollow hairs mean that it can be woven into incredibly soft, luxurious long lasting knits. It is a luxury yarn that is always in high demand. Cashmere c

What is SUPIMA™ Cotton?

Supima cotton is a superior type of cotton grown in the USA. It represents less than 1% of cotton grown in the world. What makes Supima unique to other cottons is the extra-long staple fiber that gives the cotton its premium properties: Strength, Sof

What is a blend?

A blend is when two different materials are mixed together either for seasonal purposes or design and functionality requirements. Common high-end blends include Silk + Cashmere, Cashmere + Extra Fine Merino Wool, Cashmere + Cotton.

What ply is your cashmere?

Typically our sweaters are a minimum of 2 ply which means two strands of yarn spun together to make a stronger fiber. Some of our thicker sweaters are using 4 and even 6 ply yarn to give it the heavy bulky feel.

What is gauge and knit?

Gauge is simply the thickness of the yarn. In the case of cashmere, they use multiple strands to and wrap them to create thicker gauge yarn.

Is your product fairtrade, are the animals treated well?

All of our yarns whether they be cotton, cashmere, wool, yak or alpaca are responsibly sourced and meet the top industry standards. We also have created a chain of custody from the herdsmen all the way through the factory. This means it is tested and

What is "Traditional Retail Price"?

PuraCashmere is dedicated to selling our products directly to customers rather than relying on traditional sales channels. It allows us to offer you our products at 'Wholesale' prices, which means you get top-quality products for a fraction of the co