Name:Cashmere (Capra aegagrus hircus)
Origin:China, Mongolia, Tibet, Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan etc.
Micron Range: 14 - 19
Cashmere is a luxury fibre obtained from goats. The word comes from Indian region of Kashmir known for its famous shawls. It is finer, stronger, lighter, softer and 3 times warmer than wool. China and Mongolia are the leading producers of Cashmere.