Alpaca fibre is silky and soft. Its thickness ranges from
18 to 22 microns (cashmere is 19 microns) yet remains
light and breathable.
Alpaca fibre is stronger than sheep's
wool and more resistant to water, which
makes it last wash after wash.
Unlike sheep's wool, the alpaca fibre
does not contain lanolin, which makes it
hypoallergenic and suitable for sensitive
LIGHT & WARM
Alpaca fibre is seven times warmer than
sheep's wool and contains microscopic air pockets, which
makes very lightweight but breathable
Alpacas are free grazing animals bred naturally
in the highlands of Peru without pesticides. They are not fed with hormones and do not receive chemicals.
The number of fibres needed to make an
alpaca item of clothing are considerably
reduced when compared with wool from
other animals. It takes just one alpaca
to make up to five jumpers!
The alpaca fibre has a natural colour
the spectrum which ranges from pure white
to intense black and includes over