Angora hair or Angora fibre refers to the downy coat produced by the Angora rabbit. While their names are similar, Angora fibre is distinct from Mohair, which comes from the Angora goat. Angora fibre is also distinct from Cashmere, which comes from the Cashmere goat. Angora is known for its softness, thin fibres, and what knitters refer to as a halo (fluffiness). It is also known for its silky texture. It is much warmer and lighter than wool due to the hollow core of the Angora fibre. It also gives them their characteristic floating feel.
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