Cashmere is one of the finest natural fibers in the world and is combed from the finest undercoat of Inner Mongolia goats. Knitwear made from this precious and delicate fiber is luxurious to wear but requires a little more care and attention than other fibers.
Dry cleaning is recommended, but gentle hand washing with a delicate soap will also work fine.
After wearing for the first few times you may find small balls of fiber forming on the surface. These are caused by some of the loose fiber tangling together as areas of your garment are rubbed during wear. Pills can be easily removed by using a small scissors.
After lavishing a little care and removing the pills in this way, the garment will actually consolidate and soften in handle and touch. Like fine wine, cashmere will improve with age if cared for properly.