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Get your MOustache Socks ON for Men’s Health Month

We’re selling our MOsocks to help ‘More Balls than Most’ drive their awareness this Men’s Health Month –  read below to find out more about Testicular Cancer. They’re doing great work by providing mobile vans in Gauteng and Cape Town, educating and screening for prostate and testicular cancer. Proceeds go […]

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Have yourself a Merry Local Christmas

Have you noticed how many like-minded South Africans are moving away from the excess of the festive season towards one that is simpler and more meaningful? While the kids merrily rip their way through stocking fillers, many of us adults are finding better ways to celebrate the season of giving. […]

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Step into Spring and Spring into Step

Whether walking inland trails, trekking up mountains or spelunking along the coast, avid hikers will agree with naturalist and environmental philosopher John Muir when he wrote: ‘In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.’ As the weather warms, a host of trails beckon those eager to […]

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Stay under wraps this winter

The scarf is the undisputed hero piece for this season’s winter wardrobe, and the luxurious natural fibres of mohair products ensure durability, comfort and warmth, along with a classic look that never dates.   Locally made mohair is world-renowned, and it’s good to know that investing in a statement mohair […]

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The Crags – Fun for the whole family outside Plettenberg Bay

No visit to the Garden Route is complete without stopping by the gem of the Tsitsikamma that we call home; the Crags. The Crags is a beautiful rural area nestled in-between Plettenberg Bay and Nature’s Valley and surrounded by stunning mountain vistas.  With an abundance of wildlife and activities, if […]

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Keep your toes warm this winter!

Winter is here and the mornings are getting frosty and the evenings have a distinct chill. Thick coats and chunky jerseys will keep your body warm, but with the dark and cold descending, keeping our extremities warm becomes more of a challenge! A good pair of gloves are a stylish […]

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Autumn Knitting trends

As the days get shorter and the evenings get cooler there is nothing better than dusting off the knitting needles to create something warm and comforting for autumn and winter. Here are some of our favourite autumn knitting trends to give you some knitting inspiration:

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Stylish men wear Mohair

Did you know that the mohair yarn is universally considered a style statement in men’s fashion? Mohair is the favoured yarn for many fashion designers because the fibre is super soft, durable, absorbent and lightweight, making it perfect for those statement pieces, from scarves and socks to stylish three-piece suits.

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Black and brown as a combination

Not always the first choice. Yet these two tones work so well in these images we couldn’t help but share. Black doesn’t have to be as ‘dark’ as it’s made out to be. It’s clean, stylish and has a timeless appeal. Team it with a worn leather couch or rattan […]

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Early Christmas FLASH SALE

Our little elves are getting things in order, making room for some freshly made socks so we’re giving our loyal followers a flash sale of socks and a few blankets. See featured items on newsletter and look out for the SALE items on the website. Here are a few below. […]

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In the Pink

Pink is intuitive and insightful, showing tenderness and kindness with its empathy and sensitivity. In color psychology, pink is a sign of hope. It is a positive colour that inspires warmth and feelings of comfort.  It brings us back to ourselves, reassures us that everything will be ok, with a […]

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Photo shoot with Airloom

Cape Mohair blankets recently teamed up with Airloom rugs in our photography studio. Cape mohair is proud to bring you a range of exquisitely crafted blankets which harness the innate qualities of mohair, the noble fibre. Their blankets are luxurious yet functional, keeping you naturally insulated while providing a splash […]

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Your dad and his socks

Old School Blotto dotty socks by Cape Mohair

What do your dad’s socks say about him? Are they thin, threadbare, maybe smelly (!). Maybe his socks are full of holes or he wears odd socks? Are they bright and fun, does he like to show them off? Maybe he doesn’t like to stick out too much. He is […]

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