It is the result  of the crossbreeding of an Angora goat with a wild goat. In 1962 in Australia  some fleeces  from Moylan & Harding  were shorn and processed by  Soldiers of Geelong Mill without  any appreciable results. At  the beginning of the 80s there was more breeding in  both in Australia and in New Zealand of cashgora in 1988 and the recognition by the Intenational Wool Trade organisation and it’s inclusion in the Blue Book.
The quality of the fibre can be  divided by  Fineness (FINE to MEDIUM  being 20 to 22micron ,  STRONG 23my)  and Color (super white, white, colored)
Useage is very large in  knitting with the advantage of causing less pilling of fabrics.