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Mohair Yarn Knit Kits

Mohair Tassle Trimmed Hat
Includes yarn and free Pattern

$7

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Mohair Roll Neck Kids
Sweater & Knit Kit
Includes yarn and free pattern

$29-53

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What is Mohair, anyway? Where does mohair come from?
Mohair comes from the Angora Goat

Characteristics:
Natural, Animal Fiber
Lustre
Non-flammable
Very durable
Washable
Wrinkle and stretch-resistant
Soil-resistant
Absorbent
Easy to dyeEnd Uses:
Mohair is the wool from the angora goat. It is a silky, lusterous, versatile and durable fiber often used to make apparel such as, coats, suits, dresses, sweaters, accessories, loungewear, and socks. Miscellaneous items include: hair for dolls, beards for Santa Claus figures, blankets, upholstery, draperies, carpets and rugs.
TYPES OF MOHAIR
Kid Mohair fleece is the first shearing from a young angora goat. It is very fine and soft handling. Fineness ranges from 23-27 microns with a staple length of 100 to 150mm.
Goatling is the second shearing from a goat and is also fine and soft. Fineness ranges from 27-30 microns with a staple length of 100-150mm.
Adult Mohair is the fleece from the mature goat. It is fine to coarse with a fineness of 30 microns onwards and the staple length is also 100-150mm.SPINNING MOHAIR
Spinning mohair is similar to spinning angora or merino wool. One can spin a soft, lofty yarn with plenty of elasticity with these following tips:
card only when blending colors
use a light tension on the wheel
put more twist into the singles to keep the yarn strong when it is plied

 

 

 


   
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