Cotton/Cashmere Turtleneck

Our women's turtleneck sweaters are a must-have for cooler weather.

Details

Smooth, breathable cotton is blended with a touch of cashmere for warmth and softness to create an elegant fine-gauge knit. Great for layering under a blazer or all on its own, our classic pullover has a ribbed turtleneck and a tubular finish at the cuffs and hem. Fully fashioned. Women's turtleneck sweaters in cloud pink, black, pearl, stellar blue, camel, ruby red. Cotton/cashmere. Washable. Imported.
Regular sizes: S(6-8), M(10-12), L(14-16), XL(18-20); about 23½" long.
Petite sizes: XS(4), S(6-8), M(10-12), L(14-16), XL(18-20); about 22½" long.

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  • 2/5

    Not the same as the round neck - 4/8/2014
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    I was very disappointed when I opened this sweater. I have 2 of the cotton cashmere blend round neck sweater and love them. The material in this sweater felt nothing like the cotton cashmere blend I was expecting.

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Cashmere: the fabric of kings

The ancient fabric of choice for a royal family

Countryside Cashmere Sweather for women from OrvisOnce again, we have Asia to thank for a prized textile. Cashmere is named for the Kashmir goats that inhabit the Himalayas and the mountainous regions of Central Asia that surround the Gobi desert. The harsh, extreme climate of the high desert plateaus are just right for producing the downy undercoat needed to make cashmere yarn. Cashmere was known to the Western world in ancient Roman times and it was the fabric of choice for Tibet’s royal family for centuries. Today, about 60% of the world’s cashmere, or approximately 3,000 tons, comes from Tibet and China.

A Gift from the Gobi

The coat of a Kashmir goat consists of a coarse outer coat, sometimes referred to as guard hair, and the fine downy undercoat, which is used to make cashmere yarn. The goats grow this ultra-soft, insulating inner layer for protection from the wild drops in temperature at night in the mountains and plateaus. This superior fiber is collected annually, during the spring molting season, when the animals naturally shed their winter wool. It is traditionally removed with a comb and separated by hand. Each goat produces a mere four to six ounces of downy fiber a year.

The Timeless Appear of Cashmere

As a knit, cashmere is lightweight and exceptionally warm. The yarn has a soft, silky finish and can be easily dyed. Like silk, cashmere’s exotic origins and sublime softness are timelessly appealing. Orvis is proud to bring you these handsome women’s cashmere sweaters. They are a great value, combining the ultimate in luxury with winter warmth and practicality – a wonderful gift for your friends, family, or yourself.

 

 

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