Its characteristics are similar to wool, except that it does not have the scales that can irritate the skin.
Mohair has several unique properties that are not found in any other animal fibre:
Mohair is a natural, luxurious fibre that dries well and resists shrinking. Unlike wool, mohair has no scales. A vigorous shake will dislodge most dirt particles. If you do need to wash your throw then you can either follow these handwashing instructions or take your mohair product to your local reputable drycleaner.