Collecting usually begins from late spring to early summer. When the hair of goats’ heads starts to shed, it is time to comb the hair. On a clean and bright field, the woollen yarn herdsmen cut out long hair and remove the clutter carefully on the coating of hair such as grass with sparse combs along the direction of hair.Cashmere is a layer of inner fine hair growing under the coarse hair of goats. It grows out in winter against the cold and molts during spring season. Cashmere is known as rare special animal fiber, which is quite precious. This is not only because of its rare production (only takes up 0.2% of the total output for world’s animal fiber). The more important reason is the excellent quality and characteristics of cashmere itself. Cashmere is quoted by gram and is considered as “jewel of fiber” or “queen of fiber”. No other textile raw materials can be compared with cashmere at present, so it is also called “soft gold”.
Around 60%-70% cashmere of the world comes from China, whose quality is also better than other country’s.Because Kashmir of Asia was once a distributing center to Europe for cashmere in history, it is customary to call cashmere “Kashmir cashmere” internationally. Chinese usually call it “Cesme” taking from its homonym.Cashmere is mainly produced in China, Iran, Afghan, India, Mongolia and Turkey. As the largest producer and exporter in the world, China takes up more than 75% of the world’s total output for cashmere. Major producing areas include Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang, Liaoning, Shaanxi, Gansu, Shanxi, Ningxia, Tibet, Qinhai and so on. Among those districts, Inner Mongolia is the largest high-quality cashmere producing area in China, which occupies over 60% of the country’s total output.
Then they use a special comb to comb the goat opposite the direction of the hair. The herdsmen collect the raw cashmere softly near the skin with even effort. After that, the raw cashmere is soaked in the water for some time and then washed and dried naturally.Then proceed with further opening, dehairing, refining and removing coarse hair. After those steps we get light and soft dehaired cashmere.Put the dehaired cashmere in washing pools with certain temperature and sork it evenly. In this way tiny impurity can be wiped off to make the cashmere softer and purer. After drying we can get the cashmere which we are familiar with.There are rich colors for alpaca and do not need dyeing. It is divided into 22 natural colors by experts.Soft and light, smooth and delicate. Alpaca fibre is as light as cotton and smooth as silk. It has special hallow structure which make it light and flexible.
Even you press and use it for longtime it would stay soft and smooth and wouldn’t deform.Warm and moisture-proof. Alpaca has excellent warm-keeping ability because it can keep away cold air and does not conduct heat to outside lpaca fibre do not stain dust easily. Alpaca fibre do not contain oil so it does not has peculiar smell and do not get off easily.Alpaca fibre is longer than wool, lustrous and flexible and it can be made into various knitwear. It is favored by European buyers and become another precious material next to cashmere while it is cheaper than cashmere. In the future years alpaca will become more popular in China market.Consinee Group- Top Line, promote a series of alpaca yarn in various fancy style like brush/ boucle/ tape style etc. High end material combining most advanced Italian spinning craft and equipments makes luxury alpaca yarn.