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Hero Cashmere: loungewear combining ethics, design and soul

A project in Edinburgh, UK by Carrie Booth

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We want to invest in a knitting machine to allow our Mongolian colleagues to realise more technical cashmere clothing designs.
Backers: 70
Average Pledge Per Backer: £104

Funded: £7,278 of £6,900
Dates: Apr 9th -> May 7th (28 days)
Project By: Carrie Booth
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Latest News

We're setting up Backerkit! Now I'll try to explain what it is...

May 4th - via:
Backerkit is a tool to help manage pledges as they become purchases (provided the goal is met - we have only just exceeded it and I don't want to count my chickens just yet!). Normally when a Kickstarter campaign ends, the creator sends surveys to... (Read More)

Why don't we have photos of everything?

May 2nd - via:
Why don't we have photos of everything? And why are some of our photos pretty amateur?! Well, our colleagues in Mongolia went into a sudden lockdown before they could photograph every item. Health comes first. We had a choice to delay our campaign or... (Read More)

The Bertie Blue crew neck is a "no frills" crew neck!

May 2nd - via:
A few of you have asked what this top will look like. It's really a "no frills" crew neck sweater.... it's like our 'Top for Everyone' except it has plain sleeves and is available in traditional men's and ladies' fits.  We don't have a picture in... (Read More)

Sweater size chart now available!

April 23rd - via:
Thank you for your patience!  If you have questions about how these measurements would correspond to the sizing system in your country, please get in touch. Measurements are in cm. Please remember, you will not be asked to confirm your size until... (Read More)

What colour is Bertie Blue?

April 20th - via:
We did our best to colour-match the cat and I think we did pretty well! Our Bertie Blue Crew will be made using this colour of yarn. It's a really nice, versatile blue/grey. Bertie Blue  (Read More)

Sock colours!

April 20th - via:
Our classic socks will be available in these colours: electric blue, green and lilac. Our cable socks will be available in classic beige. Our socks are made using 93% Mongolian cashmere and 7% Lycra. We add some Lycra to improve durability and help... (Read More)

Size Chart is coming! Sorry for the delay!

April 20th - via:
Thank you for your patience and apologies to everyone who has been asking about a size chart. Our sweaters will be made to standard UK/EU sizing and I am in the process of drawing up a size chart so you can see exact measurements. Please bear with... (Read More)

We have added a new colour option for our palazzo pants - white!

April 16th - via:
Palazzo pants also available in white! We love the simplicity of the white but we also love the earthiness of the dark beige. In the end we thought we'd just let you choose. Palazzo Pants in white They will still be available in beige too: Palazzo... (Read More)

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