After using your new cashmere garment for the first few times you may find small balls of fibre forming on the surface. These small balls or 'pills' are caused by some of the loose fibre tangling together as areas of your garment are rubbed during wear. Pills can be easily removed by hand or by using a depilling knitwear comb.
You will find that, after lavishing a little care and attention on your cashmere and removing the pills in this way, the garment will actually consolidate and soften in handle and touch. Like fine wine, cashmere will improve with age if cared for properly.
We recommend that your cashmere is gently washed after it has been used three or four times. Cashmere knitwear can be hand washed or dry cleaned. We recommend hand washing, following these simple guidelines:
If you would like more information about how to care for your cashmere products, please get in touch.
To keep your wraps & ponchos in optimum condition I highly recommend you store them after use in the packaging that you received them in.
This stunning 100% 3 ply cashmere cable poncho is manufactured for me by Johnston’s of Elgin in my custom colours. This best quality cashmere comes in a classic cable pattern. This poncho is so sumptuously soft and gets even lovelier with age and careful washing.
Vintage Blue is the 2nd wrap from the top in the stack photo.
Dimensions: 71cm square
Packaging: SCA ponchos and wraps come in a Linen Works, London linen travel bag made exclusively for SCA and tucked up inside a SCA presentation box.