chroma nima cashmere
chroma nima cashmere is a wonderfully soft lace weight yarn at 13 metres per gram, with an average fibre length of 34 - 38mm at less than 16 microns. It's also certified sustainable, traceable and organic.
Over the last decade I've approached a lot of cashmere suppliers. Some of them use buzzwords like 'sustainable' and 'animal welfare', but offer very little proof of it.
I'm so happy to have found a great supplier who look after their animals, people and the environment, and to prove it hold the following certifications:
ISO9001 - quality management systems and best practice
ISO14001 - quality and the environment
OKEO-Tex Standard 100 (EU Trusted Textiles)
Responsible Wool Standard
GOTS Organic Textile Standard
Global Recycled Standard
Good Cashmere Standard
a member of the Sustainable Fibre Alliance
To wash your finished project, soak in a cold water bath with a little wool-friendly soap, squeeze the water out and dry flat. Try not to agitate in water or wring dry which will lead to felting or misshaping.