Italian Cashmere Yarn

Hi,

my name is Federico Scatizzi, owner of the web site www.florencecashmereyarn.com

I am glad to briefly present you our pure cashmere yarns, and I would like to show you the way to purchase them.
On our web page you can find pure cashmere yarns for hand knitting and to machine. These yarns are produced by some of the finest yarn specialized companies, such as Filati Biagioli Modesto, Cariaggi, LoroPiana, Filatura Papi, Natural Fantasy and many others italian spinnings.

We are traders, we are not manufacturers, our yarns come from stock made with companies specialized in cashmere processing. We buy small lots of yarn at very affordable prices and we can sell directly to the public or private wholesale, at prices up to a quarter of the normal price you would find in other stores. All our yarns are new, they are not remanufactured.

You may be wondering how all this is possible. I’ll try to explain it in a nutshell.

The producer of cashmere knitwear or clothing, usually buy in large quantities directly from manufacturers.
The yarn in excess inventories, generated by these companies once they finish setting up their own collection and production of clothing,  is sold at prices far below cost prices, in fact at  stock prices. This allows us to buy these stocks and put them back for sale to our customers in small quantities at a very exceptional price.

This means that every article and color of yarn is available on our website in very small amounts, sometimes less than a pound, and it is difficult to find the same article once it is finished.
For this reason we don’t provide color charts or samples, as it may happen that when you get the color cards or sample of that particular article of yarn, maybe the same article has already been sold.

The knitting yarns are divided into yarn in balls and yarn packages.
The yarns in balls have already been treated with water, that have already been washed, and can be directly processed. The balls are 50 grams and the price varies according to the article and the thickness of the yarn.

To view the catalog of yarns in balls for knitting, click on the corresponding category.

Knitting yarns on cones have not been treated with water. Nevertheless, it can work the grill directly. My advice is to wash the garment (vest, cardigan, scarf, and so on) when you’re done to achieve it. Garments made with these yarns may have a narrowing of one or two percent after the first wash. If you want advice on how to wash cashmere garments, please visit our blog, following the link at the end of every page on our website.

To view the catalog of hand-knitting yarns in roche, click knitting yarn on cones

The machine yarns have mainly a value of 2/28000, to be processed on the machine at thinness 12 if they have one end, or thinness 7 if they have two ends, depending on the type of your machine. Sometimes you can find different thinness as well.

To view the catalog of yarns to work with the machine, click on yarn by machine.
Then clicking on the title, you will find all the data: fineness, colors, available quantity, price, and so on.

Money-back guarantee.
The guarantee covers the goods as described and does not cover damage caused during transport which is not directly assignable. The right to withdraw from the contract is guaranteed providing it is exercised within 10 days from receipt of the goods and on condition that the goods be returned (transport costs at your expense), after which time, the contract will be considered favourably and definitely concluded. Any costs and expenses borne will be withheld and the balance reimbursed to the purchaser. Should the goods not conform to the description, precise details of the defect or error must be notified within 2 days from receipt of the goods to be able to obtain a total reimbursement, without expenses or charges, and on condition that the goods be duly returned. It is obligatory to contact the vendor prior to sending back the goods. If (at any moment) you decide that you’re not satisfied with our products , please send an e-mail to info@companyofcashmere.com explaining the reason of your claim, and your intention to obtain the complete reimboursement.

How to make a purchase.
It’s very easy to buy in our website. We have chosen a particular kind of e-commerce software, that makes your purchase extremely simple. It offer a clear procedure that leads you through the steps of your purchase. You will see how it will be simple to buy a product at “Company of Cashmere”.
Once you have found your product, let’s insert the    quantity, and where required, select the color (using the table in the model page), then click on Add to Cart button. After that, you will see a wizard that will lead you through some steps to follow in order to complete your order.
Please, be sure that your address is exact and complete, ready for shipment.

How to make a payment
You can pay using your credit card, or by bank wire. We suggest to use credit card, as it is more comfortable, faster and it protects your purchase.

Credit Card payments
We have chosen Paypal to manage online payments. In this way you are protected by the most secure and famous payment method in the world.
You are not requested to have a Paypal account (but you can get one if you wish), you can pay using your credit card (VISA, Mastercard and American Express) or using a prepaid credit card.

Payment by Bank Wire
You can choose also the “Bank Wire” payment method. You can choose it when you checkout, you have to insert your personal informations, including your shipping address and your telephone number (for further communications if necessary) . After confirming your order, you will receive the bank info by e-mail. Once you have completed the bank wire payment, please advise us by e-mail at buy@companyofcashmere.com adding the CRO number of bank wire payment, and if possible, include a scanned copy of the payment (bank receipt).

Shipment
We ship your order once we receive the payment, by Poste Italiane (Italian mail service) or TNT Express Courier.

Shipping To European Community countries
Deliveries to EU countries are made by TNT Global Express, and the delivery will be made within 2-3 business days. Deliveries to EU countries do not have additional costs or customs fees.

Shipping non-EU countries
Shipments are made by the Italian Mail “Poste Italiane” or TNT Express Courier; please read carefully the shipping terms below.

Shipping with Italian Mail “Poste Italiane” Shipments made by Poste Italiane are exempt from customs fees and charges, and are carried out under the following conditions:
– Shipments by air (air mail) are delivered in approximately 7-10 business days from date of shipment.
– Ground Shipments (Standard Shipping) are delivered in 20 working days from date of shipment
Shipments made by TNT Global Express are delivered in a maximum of 5 working days from date of shipment, but requiring the payment of customs fees and charges.
Unfortunately, most countries do not make public their customs charges, and we can not calculate the costs that you incur if you choose this type of shipment.
Customs charges have different costs depending on the country of destination, usually is around 4-7% of the total cost of the goods (this percentage is not defined and may vary according to customs laws of the destination country).
You can calculate shipping costs prior to checkout. Go to your shopping cart after having entered the product of your choice, enter a zip code and / or select your country of residence in the table “Estimate Shipping and Tax” and click on “Get a Quote”, select the shipping method preferences and proceed to checkout.

Refund and Reimbursement
In case of refund, you have to send back the products (at your load, we’ll call this). With the refund, contract shall be considered favorably and finally concluded by deducting any costs and expenses incurred.
If instead we simply send the wrong item, please contact us within 2 days after receiving the package, writing at customer@companyofcashmere.com clearly showing the defect and/or the error, you are entitled to full reimbursement, without any charges after return of the sent item.
It is required to contact the seller before you return the goods

How to register and to modify your personal informations
This site allows you to sign up, with several advantages. In this way you will enter your information – not the credit card number, of course – only the first time, and for further purchases, the site will remember them and will propose them to you. You can also easily see the history of your purchases on this site.
Registering it is very simple: just click on the Account link located on the top right, in every page, below the search box. Obviously, you can change your registered information at any time from your account.

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Pull in beige melange con trecce

Taglie: 92 (104) 116

Le indicazioni tra parentesi sono per la taglia 104, quelle dopo le parentesi per la taglia 116. Dove c’e un’indicazione sola questa vale per tutte e tre le taglie.

Ocorrente: filato gr. 500 (550) 600 col. beige melange. Ferri Prym n.8, ferro circolre Prym corto.

Punto coste 3/3: 3m.dir.,3m.rov.rip.sempre da* a*.
Maglia rasata dir,:f. di andata a dir.,f.di ritorno a rov.
Costa inglese:1° f.: 1m:dir.,passare 1 m.arov.con 1 gett.,rip.sempre daa;3°f.:lav.ins a dir . 1m.e la gett.,1 m.rov.,rip.sempre da a Rip.sempre il 2° e il 3°f.

Puntotreccia 1 su 26 m:lav.seg.il diagramma.
Punto treccia 2 su 35m:lav.seg.il diagramma.

Campioni:cm .10 10 am .rasata dir.=11,5. e 16,5f,;26m.a p.treccia 2=cm.24;cm:10 10 a costa inglese = 11 m.e 11 f.

Dietro: avv.50 (50) 62 m. elav.come segue :1m.di viv.,11(14)17 m.a .treccia 2 iniziando dalla freccia B (C)A, 26M.AP. treccia 2 iniziando dalla freccia D, 1m.di viv.A cm.8 (10) 13 di alt.tot.,per le maniche ,avv.a nuovo ai lati 1 volta m. e ogni 2f.2 (3) volte 1 m.,2 (2)3 volte 2m; 4 volte 3m.e 0(2)3 volte 2m, 4volte 3m.e 0(2)volte 4m.Lav. le m.aum.come richiede il punto,fino a lav.ai lati a m.rasata dir.A cm 27(32)37 di alt.tot., per lo scollo,intrecc. le 16(18) 20 m. centrali e term.le due parti separatamente, intrecc. dal lato scollo nel 2°f.seg:1 volta 2m.Acm.29(34) 39 di alt.tot. intrecc.le m. rimaste.

Davanti: Lav. come il dietro, però term. con lo scollo più profondo. A cm. 24 (28) 33 di alt. tot., per lo scollo, intrecc. le 6(8)10 m. centrali e term. le due parti separatamente, intrecc. dal lato scollo ogni 2 f. 1 volta 3 m., 1 volta 2 m. e 2 volte 1 m. Alla stessa alt. del dietro intrecc. le m. rimaste.

Confezione: chiudere le spalle. Ripr. 32 m. dal margine inferiore di ciascuna manica e lav. cm. 5 a p. coste 3/3, poi intrecc. le m. Chiudere i fianchi e i sottomanica. Ripr. 60 (66) 72 m. dall’esterno dello scollo e lav. 1 g. a dir. ritor. e 3 g. a m. rasata dir. Lasciare in sospeso le m. Ripr. 60 (66) 72 m. dall’interno dello scollo e lav. allo stesso modo. Nel g. seg. lav. sempre ins. a dir. 1 m. del f. davanti con 1 m. del f. dietro. Lav. cm. 6 a p. coste 3/3, poi intrecc. le m. Per le frange tagliare dei fili di cm. 12 di lunghezza, piegare sempre 2 fili a metà e annodarli fitti al margine inferiore del pull.

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Natural fibers, artificial and synthetic

Before we build its first city, its first castles, man made fabrics to cover himself. And he continued to manufacture them for thousands of years using fiber as raw material of vegetable or animal.

In plants, the fibers form the backbone that supports soft and pulpy parts of the leaves, roots and stems. In animals the fibers are instead in meat, skin, muscle and fur. All these fibers are extremely thin (their length is in fact about two thousand times their thickness) and consist of a long chain of molecules roughly parallel to each other. The plant fibers like cotton and flax, are cellulose, which is a compound of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen; animal fibers such as wool and silk, are made from many kinds of proteins, compounds of carbon, hydrogen , oxygen, nitrogen and sometimes sulfur (in wool).

To meet the needs of current methods of manufacturing and modern machinery, the fibers must be strong, durable, flexible, shiny and nearly uniform in size. Expected to be at least 12 mm (preferably 35 mm or more) is often just a few centimillimetro. They should be rough or wrinkled, so tightly intertwined when they are twisted to form a yarn, thereby increasing the resistance to flow and prevent the fibers on each other when subject to tension.

Only some of the natural fibers have all or most of these requirements, among these are cotton, very strong and resilient, wool, warm and uncreasable, silk, soft and shiny, and linen, crisp and bright. Cortical fibers, which eomprem gift jute, hemp, sisal and ramie are strong and resilient, but too rough to make clothes is used especially for rope, twine, bags and mats.

Since the ability of natural fibers are limited, the textile industry fully exploit man-made fibers that have been produced over the last 75 years. Between 1890 and 1920, chemists have discovered how to make many varieties of cotton fiber from the pulp and wood. Those who have had success pili were rayon viscose rayon and cellulose acetate, which is still being manufactured on a large scale. Initially, the fibers of rayon were called artificial silk for their silky smoothness and for their great luster.

Like all natural fibers, rayon absorbs water and s’inspessisce when washed, but there is a Bifforema: natural fibers remain strong when wet and swollen, the cotton becomes even stronger; Rayon, however, when it absorbs a quantity of water equal to its weight, lost about a third of its strength. This weakening is only temporary, because once dry rayon regains all its initial properties. It is clear, however, that the quality of a fiber is better if it loses its force when it is washed.

The discovery of nylon by Carothers was particularly important because the nylon, which is the first of the so-called synthetic fibers, is at least two times stronger than cotton, absorbs a small amount of water and keeps intact its shape even when wet. The success of nylon led to the discovery of other synthetic fibers with similar properties.

No fiber has all the advantages or disadvantages of all we talked about. Natural fibers and rayon fibers first resist heat and those organic solvents that are sometimes used in dry cleaning. On the other hand, they are attacked by moths and bacteria. The new synthetic fibers, however, are not attacked by insects and bacteria, but we ruin ironed iron is hot.

Since the rayon and natural fibers quickly absorb water are particularly suitable for clothing that more easily come into contact with sweat. For the same reason you can dye and dressing with substances soluble in water. But the fabrics of synthetic fibers repel water and are therefore by dressing and dyeing processes more complex and expensive. Also to be spun and woven synthetic fibers require special procedures.

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