Our luxurious blend of kid mohair and wool is light, airy and incredibly soft. Mohair is called “the noble fibre” and not for nothing. Mohair has quite unique lustre, resilience and incredible colour shine. And South Africa produces more than 50% of global mohair supply. In addition the country is also renowned for the best quality mohair fibre. South Africans farm angora goats “free-range style” in the Eastern Cape’s Karoo region. At the same time the industry body works hard to ensure that farming practices are sustainable. As a result the entire value chain is ethical and responsible. So you can feel really good about using this yarn because we know where it comes from and how it’s produced.
At Cowgirlblues we guarantee that our yarns are hand-dyed. However you can visit our studio and see for yourself. Because we hand dye there is some variation between skeins. So if you’re planning a bigger project please include a note for us. We’ll ensure everything you order comes from the same dye batch.
I grew up at the coast and spent a lot of time at the beach. The shorebreak is where the waves foam and break, churning up sand, and it’s a colourful mix of water, earth and air. This name was inspired by a visiting yarnie who is also a kite-surfer and said that’s what it made her think about.