Creating Sustainable Livelihoods

From The Mountain specializes in bringing the skills and products of artisans worldwide to new markets. We work to sustain handcraft traditions that have evolved in harmony with local ecosystems and are culturally significant.  

The Story of Cashmere in Afghanistan >

Delicious Cashmere Yarn

"Absolutely luscious," "silky as butter," and "incredibly soft" are some of the ways knitters have described our hand spun 100% cashmere yarn from Afghanistan.

Afghan Cashmere Yarn

The Soft Art of
Spinning Cashmere

 PHOTO CREDIT: Juli leonard

PHOTO CREDIT: Juli leonard

Betsy Greer writes, "Given her upbringing, it was only natural that Susan Inglis would grow up to work with handmade items. Her father was a woodworker. Her mother was a potter and a weaver. Her grandmother sewed, knit and embroidered..."

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