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Recycled Cashmere Sweater Woman Caterina

Federica is 175 cm high, weighs 60 kg and wears an S

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FOR ALL THE ORDERS OF CASHMERE PRODUCTS OVER € 200, YOU WILL RECEIVE AS A GIFT OUR LINT REMOVER JOHNNY, THE ENEMY OF PILLING!

The recycled cashmere sweater Caterina weighs 230 gr and has been made with a special stitch called double rice stitch, which enhances the colors brightness of the recycled cashmere.

  • Wraparound neck
  • Regular fit

COMPOSITION: 95% recycled cashmere, 5% recycled wool.

WASHING CARE: We suggest to wash the recycled cashmere garments by hand, to better maintain cashmere's quality. Alternatively you can choose a machine wash at a maximum of 30° with a gentle cycle. If you decide to wash them by hand, do firstly a light centrifuge to drain the water, then dry them naturally by lying them on a horizontal surface. 

The recycled cashmere sweater Caterina is made by the family business founded by Fabrizio: today all the family carries on the local tradition of knitwear, just a few kilometers from us. The cashmere yarn we used to make this sweater was recycled by the local "Cenciaiolis" of Prato and it is GRS (Global Recycled Standard) certified.

For every purchase on our online shop, we will donate 2€ to the social impact project Nei nostri panni, cenciaiolis to be, which aims to create a school for ragmen, the artisans of textile recycling. Every donation will support the training of young people coming from the local immigrant reception centres.

Free standard shipping in 3-5 days for all orders over 150€ for EU countries. Size change and free returns within 60 days. For shipping times and costs see our table. You can choose Repack, the reusable packaging.

LOVE LASTS WARRANTY: All Rifò garments are handcrafted with passion, respecting high quality standards. If you ever find some manufacturing imperfection in Rifò products, we will repair them and return them to you as new. For more information visit this page

The three-dimensional recycled cashmere sweater Carolina

Inspiration

The sweater Caterina is a fitted model. The wrap-around double neck and the particular three-dimensional stitch gives it a 70s look that we immediately loved.

How it was made

The recycled cashmere sweater Caterina is made with a pre-loved yarn, because it was born from the regeneration of old clothes that continue to tell their story, despite having taken on a new shape. The old sweaters are in fact selected by color, reduced to fiber and transformed into a new sustainable yarn.

FOREVER SERVICE: If you want to give your Rifò sweater back after two years you can send it back to us and we will recycled it again. You will also receive a coupon to be used on our shop online. Visit the dedicated page for more information.

Environmental impact

Selecting old cashmere sweaters by color it is possible to avoid dyeing the recycled yarn again. This mechanical process therefore allows to save many liters of water as well as dyes and chemicals, preserving the water reserves of the planet. Furthermore, unlike virgin cashmere, recycled cashmere avoids the desertification of the Asian highlands where the goats producing the precious wool are intensively bred.

CERTIFICATIONS: Our recycled cashmere wool is certified GRS (Global Recycling Standard).

Who made it

This recycled cashmere sweater was made in the knitwear company founded by Fabrizio a few kilometers from us, where the new generations carry on the family business.

Johnny the lint remover

It removes lint and dots in a gentle and effective way. Free for orders over € 200 of recycled cashmere products, otherwise you can buy it here.

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