Super light, fine and warm. The core of the fiber is hollow, giving it superior insulation. Angora blend yarns usually have a distinct fluffy halo, similar to mohair's, but shorter and softer.
The higher quality angora fiber is not sheared from the rabbit, but collected from shedding and brushing. Angora naturally shed their fur layers every few months. The fiber requires little preparation before spinning into yarn.
The fiber length of angora varies by breed. Some of them are even long enough to be spun without blending to be made into commercial yarns. Most often, however, angora is blended with other fibers, such as wool, silk and even cotton.
Angora rabbits naturally come in many colors, from bright white to peach to black. Of course, it can be dyed and comes in a range of colors.