Our Eco-Cashmere is the ultimate soft and sustainable yarn! Nordic Yarn's Eco Cashmere, Alta: 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.