The Different Fabrics In Women’s Sweaters

A sweater is a multipurpose piece of clothing. It helps during the chilly days to add as a layers and at the same time, it makes a flatters a woman.

Sweaters won’t last long especially when they are not properly handled or washed. Sometimes, it helps to spend more on sweaters and its fabric quality. Women don’t necessarily need to buy cashmere for all her fashion sweaters. She only needs to ensure that her turtleneck, v-neck or cardigan sweaters are of high quality since these are the most used ones during the Fall and Winter season.

Cashmere is very fancy. Cashmere sweaters are the best in terms of softness and luxury. Cashmere is available in certain price points, in multiple qualities and in different styles. The garment’s weight is often classified in “plys”. A two-ply has a finer hand. It is fragile but light, soft and comfortable. Three-ply and up are heavier but are still soft and comfortable. The price of cashmere usually ranges from $50 up and still depends by brand.

Wool is best during the colder months. There are different types or groups of wool. These are mohair, shetland, alpaca, lambswool and merino. Mohair is long wearing and lustrous. Shetland comes from coarser fibers. Alpaca is soft but also stronger than the other types. Lambswool is soft and fine. Merino is an alternative for itchy wool since it is finer fiber. Lambswool and merino are very cost effective. Both can be worn regularly. They are also stretchable, durable and breathable. Merino is thinner so it can’t give the same warmth like lambswool. However, lambswool tends to be itchy. The price of wool is below $100 and still depends by brand.

Cotton is very versatile, hassle free and affordable. Cotton is timeless and it is very easy to care for in comparison to cashmere and merino sweaters. Cotton sweaters are very soft and comfortable. However, they won’t keep women warm like wool sweaters. They are best worn when it’s just a little chilly. The price of cotton is below $75.

With these fabric options in Women’s Sweaters, it is now easier to choose according to preference and budget.



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