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All-Season Cardigan: Choose Yak Wool For Everyday Wear

The perfect blend of comfort and durability: yak wool in our All-Season Cardigan.
July 6, 2023
By Victoria Vitale

The Cardigan Sweater: A Timeless Quality Staple

Welcome to the third part of my three-part blog series. Read about the wonders of yak wool and why it's the best choice for an everyday sweater, such as the Oliver Charles All-Season Cardigan.

Yak wool offers incredible odor-resistance, breathability, and durability, making it a must-have addition to your wardrobe - Its softness rivaling that of cashmere but with a more ethical production process, yak wool provides both sustainability and long-lasting comfort.

Combined with the innovative 3D-knitting technique used by Oliver Charles, these cardigans are not only stylish but also environmentally conscious.


Have you ever experienced the incredible comfort of a cardigan made from yak wool?

This unique material offers many benefits and has been a great addition to my wardrobe. Not only is yak wool incredibly soft, but it's also highly breathable, making it my go-to for any season.

Exploring sustainable materials like yak wool opens up a new world of possibilities and has allowed me to incorporate something extraordinary into my wardrobe.

So, let's dive into the wonders of yak wool and discover why it's the absolute best choice for an everyday sweater like the Oliver Charles All-Season Cardigan.

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Yak Wool Is Comfortable, Soft, Versatile, And Durable

Yak wool, also known as "khullu wool," is a natural fiber derived from the fur of Tibetan yaks. It's the ideal material for everyday sweaters.

These magnificent creatures are lovingly brushed every spring, allowing nomadic herders to collect their fiber and create this exceptional yarn.

Yak wool boasts numerous properties that make it an excellent selection. It's incredibly breathable, ensuring I feel comfortable and fresh even during extended wear. Additionally, it is highly durable, allowing my sweater to withstand the test of time and remain in great condition for years to come. I won't have to worry about it losing its shape or quality after repeated wear - yak wool is a reliable choice for a long-term capsule wardrobe.

Also, yak wool possesses unique qualities that mimic the luxurious softness of cashmere but with a more sustainable production process. This means enjoying the same comfort and elegance while knowing the materials were sourced responsibly.

When it comes to crafting our sweaters at Oliver Charles, we carefully select the finest yak wool from the down layer. The softness of yak wool ensures an incredibly comfortable feel against my skin, making it an absolute delight to wear. We couldn't have chosen a better fiber if we tried! 

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OLIVER CHARLES - Blog #Repeat - Style, Sustainability, Unique Innovative Materials, Sizing, Enclothed Cognition

0 Seams And 0 Waste Is A Benefit Of 3D-knitting

Oliver Charles uses Wholegarment 3D-knitting machines to make seamless sweaters on-demand. There is no inventory waste with on-demand knitting, reducing the impact on landfills.

But it doesn't stop there! Oliver Charles takes their commitment to sustainability even further by employing a groundbreaking technique called 3D-knitting right in the heart of Brooklyn. This innovative method creates garments without seams or waste, making them incredibly eco-friendly.

Not only does this approach contribute to a healthier planet, but it also enhances the quality of the clothing. By utilizing 3D-knitting, Oliver Charles ensures that their sweaters are durable and supremely comfortable for people with sensory sensitivity.

The strength of the garment means I can love and cherish it for a long time, and its comfort is unparalleled.

What's particularly impressive about 3D-knitting is its potential for customizability. Each garment is made on-demand, which means it can be tailored to my specific size and preferences. As technology advances, Oliver Charles aims to program their machines to offer an extensive range of sizes, accommodating every body type and ensuring a perfect fit for everyone.

This way, I can order my ideal-fitting sweater, designed precisely according to my needs.

With the harmonious combination of yak wool and 3D-knitting, Oliver Charles crafts exceptional cardigans that are not only stylish and comfortable but also environmentally conscious.

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OLIVER CHARLES - Blog #Repeat - Style, Sustainability, Unique Innovative Materials, Sizing, Enclothed Cognition

Yak Wool Is The Best Wool For Sweaters

Yak wool has proven to be fantastic for these cardigans. I love how it's incredibly lightweight, so it doesn't feel heavy or bulky when I put it on. It's just the right amount of coziness without weighing me down.

This sweater is made with quality in mind, and the versatility of yak wool is the cherry on top! I can pair these cardigans with any outfit, whether it's a casual jeans-and-t-shirt combo or a more formal dress.

My new cardigan has added a touch of elegance and style to any look, effortlessly elevating my wardrobe. I've fallen in love with the coziness and versatility that it brings to my life!

Victoria Vitale has a degree in fashion communication and enjoys sharing her experiences. Victoria is here to help you learn and grow your fashion knowledge.

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