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yak yarn- popular hot selling natural fibre yarn

Yak fibre is popular in recent years and Consinee promote yak yarn continuously in this fall winter season.

What is yak? Yak is one of the rare species in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau of China, the total headage all over the world is around 14 millions. It covers more than 85% of the yak headage and 90% of the yakwool in China. The annual capacity of superior yak wool from a yak is 100g. Yak fibre is very fine, the average fiber micron is around 17-18um and 30mm in length, majority of its fiber looks brown and black.

Yak fiber appears rich luster, natural and soft, perfect evenness, soft hand-feeling, nice elasticity, good strength, breathability and air permeability, besides the crocking resistance and warm keeping are as good as cashmere. Whether for the quality or the rarity, it can be definitely compared with cashmere as the top textile material.

Due to any natural fiber has its own characteristic which determine the superiority. The yak products have the below attributes:

(1) Soft hand-feeling: Yak fiber is fine, and the outer squama is thicker and softer than cashmere. Therefore the yak products are with soft hand-feeling which can be compared with cashmere.

(2) Great in warm keeping: The medulla of the yak fiber is bamboo-shaped but cashmere is continuous. Hence the yak fiber is more easy to store of air, and the warm keeping is better than cashmere.

(3) Moderate elasticity: The strength of the single fiber is 1.5 multiple of cashmere, thus the products have nice elasticity, high strength and good durability for wearing and washing.

(4) Soft and natural luster:  The color of the yak looks natural and luxurious which has an deep impression to come back to the simple nature. Moreover, it is good in color fastness of yak itself and can keep as long as until the dress is worn out ; The color will be unique after redyed on the stripped fiber by using  the modern technology.

(5) However the yak fiber length is almost 30mm below which make easy for dropping, but much better than dehaired angora.

(6) The pure yak fiber looks brown and black but especially scarce in white, hence it is suitable for the dark products which become generous and noble in style. If prefer the light colors, it should be redyed after stripped by using  the modern technology.

Consinee 2019/2020 AW APOLLO yarn is an excellent product yak product. APOLLO is made from 65% baby merino wool 25% yak 10% cashmere. It is suitable for 7/9 gauge 1 end and there are 30 colors promoted in this season.