mohair


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mohair

goat hair, product of the Angora goat.
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The white Angora goat is normally associated with mohair production.
The major use for mohair in the recent past was in hand-knitting yarnsin which the natural luster and brightness of mohair combined with its smooth handle, warmth and tendency to resist dirt, creasing and felting provide distinct advantages over synthetic fibers and even wool.
Our other Nigora kids seem to have either similar mohair (very soft and fine) or slightly more coarse mohair that has a natural wave and a high luster but still retains a very soft touch.
By using exclusive mohair from the Camdeboo region of South Africa, the dunhill blazer benefits from a number of performance qualities:
It provides patterns and options for using the thin mohair to its best advantage, offering stylings and 20 unique projects to take advantage of knitted lace, colorwash effects, texture blends and more.
The Blue mohair trousers are being loaned to the World Museum by Roger McGough.
They are fiber animals, producing curly locks called mohair (not angora, which is produced by Angora rabbits).
Gold bangles, pounds 4 each, Accessorize; Grey mohair sweater dress with bow, pounds 45, JL@John Lewis.
Floor coverings are silk corduroy, natural flokati sheepskin and white mohair.
Her company specializes in yarn balls as well as blankets, shawls, and handbags; our favorite is the Knobby Ball, made from recycled excess mohair fluff.
He also loves a vintage 1920s chair that he revived with nailheads for style and mohair for comfort.
Uniquely useful in the war effort and to civilians alike, mohair is one fiber amply available for the needs of both.