222069-087RProductCashmere Roll-Neck Jumper
Cashmere is one of the rarest fibres in the world, combed from the undercoat of Chinese and Mongolian goats. Because it is soft and fuzzy, cashmere can be prone to pilling, caused by rubbing during regular use. This is perfectly normal, and pilling can preferably be removed with a sweater comb.
Always check the instructions on the care label first and wash cashmere by hand or in cold water on the delicate cycle in the washing machine, using a mild detergent. Put cashmere in a mesh washing bag to protect it from snagging. Dry flat on a towel.
Merino wool, lambswool, mohair – there are many different types of wool. Most do not need to be washed that often and can be spot cleaned where needed and simply aired out.
When you do wash wool, always check the instructions on the care label first and either wash it by hand or in the delicate cycle on your washing machine on a low temperature and with a mild detergent. Put wool in a mesh washing bag to prevent snagging and felting.
To avoid stretching the wool fibres, do not wring wool clothes and
always dry them flat, preferably on a towel to absorb any extra
moisture. Ironing after washing helps to restore the material’s
natural sheen – use a steam iron on the wool setting and a pressing
Supplier Fujian Wanjiamei textile clothing
Based in the city of Quanzhou – which lies on the coast between Guangzhou and Shanghai – the Fujian factory designs and manufactures high-quality heavy knits. The company was founded in 2006, and its 1,500 employees are skilled in yarn winding, knitting panels, linking and special workmanship techniques – like advanced embroidery and traditional intarsia knitting by hand. With a number of quality and environmental certifications, Fujian reduces their waste and emissions by employing a better utilisation rate of raw materials. They are crafting heavy-knit pieces for ARKET, using all of their advanced skills – including embroidery and hand knitting.