Our Eco-Cashmere, Ivalo is the ultimate soft and sustainable yarn! Nordic Yarn's Eco-Cashmere: Not only is it probably the best yarn you have ever knitted with, but it is also carbon balanced and climate-smart yarn. With our Eco Cashmere we are able to achieve a total reduction of 74% in water, 66% in energy use, and 78% in carbon dioxide; 5 times lower environmental impact than a similar normal yarn. This yarn is made out of 100% Italian Cashmere, a blend of recycled cashmere and virgin cashmere, and is incredibly light-weight. This 100% cashmere, DK-weight luxury yarn is an Earth-friendly mix of recycled and virgin cashmere. Lofty and soft, the recycled content helps make this cashmere less pill-prone than others so your garments and accessories still look great after a winter of wear.