Cashmere/Wool Blanket- Cream
Exceptionally soft, lightweight, with exquisite natural sheen, our cashmere blankets are the most luxurious of all our handwoven products. There is nothing more treasured than cashmere when it comes to woollen textiles. Our cashmere blankets are handwoven in Nepal by Nepalese artisans using time-honoured techniques and are a blend of soft and luxurious cashmere with wool added for strength and durability.
Cashmere blankets are one of the warmest and softest blankets on Earth. They are finer, stronger, lighter, softer and approximately three times more insulating than sheep wool. Our cashmere blanket is so versatile- beautiful and luxurious on your bed, or used for snuggling up on the sofa during chilly winter nights- all while looking fabulous and socially conscious at the same time.
Handwoven by artisans working with Noble Fibre in Nepal
Designed in collaboration with Kinship and Noble Fibre
50% Cashmere/50% Wool
Our cashmere/wool blankets are handwoven by female artisans skilled at hand spinning and weaving and co-designed with Monica Garry and Noble Fibre. They are an ultra-soft textured woven blend of cashmere and wool with short twisted fringe on four sides. The wool is ultra soft and the yarn is hand spun, hand woven and brushed for extra softness.
We support and lift women in vulnerable communities and everything is made start-to-finish in a fair trade environment.
Cashmere has been manufactured in Mongolia, Nepal and Kashmir for thousands of years.
Noble Fibre sources some of the cashmere directly from Tibetan nomads in Western Tibet, near Mount Kailash, for the Fibre Tibet collection. Currently quantities are limited and distances to access the regions where we work is an 8-10 day drive from Lhasa. Our cashmere is brought from Western Tibet to Kathmandu, Nepal, to one of Noble Fibre’s workshops. Kathmandu remains one of the finest centers for hand weaving. The goal of Noble Fibre is to source fibre and other materials directly; improve fibre quality; increase incomes for nomads, weavers, local businesses, and workshops; and produce exceptional quality products for our customers at a great value.
Measurements: 153cm x230cm/60in x 90in
Materials: 50% handwoven cashmere/50% handwoven wool
Colour: Cream (warm beige)
Please note: each product is unique. There may be colour and design variations between products. This is the nature of hand made and means that your product is truly a one of a kind piece.
Care: This is a one of a kind, handwoven product. Please treat with care and respect and it will endure. Spot clean, hand wash with cold water and air dry or dry clean.
We recommend hand washing in cold water with a wool wash and air dry over a towel bar or line or on a flat surface. (never put in a dryer even for 5 or 10 minutes as the fibre will shrink).