Cashmere Wools

Cashmere wool is of a luxurious nature and popular with all levels of knitter. This unique fibre is soft to the touch and gentle meaning that it is one of our finer and most sought after yarns. Given its sensitive nature you can craft beautiful baby garments from cashmere in addition to stylish scarves, jumpers, cardigans and children’s dresses. 

Whatever you make, cashmere knitting wool will add a touch of the exquisite to your design. We have a lovely selection of wools and yarns, which we are careful to update in line with the seasonal releases from the best brands. Simply choose a yarn below to view all of the colours as well as perfect patterns to inspire!

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What is Cashmere knitting wool? 

Cashmere is a fibre obtained from the cashmere goat. Although common usage defines the fibre as wool it is in fact hair. This is what gives it its unique characteristics as compared to sheep wool. The rough hair taken from the goat is subjected to a long process of hand selection, washing and combing. The result is a raw cashmere fibre that is free from coarse hair, oil and other natural content. The fineness of the fibre gives cashmere its trademark silky texture. Cashmere yarn is supremely light, soft and warm. 

Whatever you are looking for, here at Laughing Hens we provide everything you need to knit and crochet. We have a large selection of knitting patterns and let you see inside to make sure you have all of your materials ready .We’re an independent, family run firm and our fast and friendly service means we are THE online knitting shop.