Alpaca Blanket Blend
Gorgeously soft and delightfully Alpaca Blanket made in Peru. A luxurious gift for someone special.
Peruvian alpaca are bred at between 3500m to 5000m of altitude in the highlands of
the Peruvian Andes. Alpaca have always been bred specifically for their naturally
soft fleece; one of the finest, silkiest and most luxurious fibers in the world.
Providing a quality that is softer and more sustainable than cashmere and lighter
and warmer than wool.
Alpaca fiber is silky and soft. The
alpaca fiber is rated as among the finest
in the world, the thickness ranges from
18 to 22 microns. Cashmere is 19 microns.
Alpaca fiber is stronger than sheep's
wool and more resistant to water, which
makes it last wash after wash.
Unlike sheep's wool, the alpaca fiber
does not contain lanolin, which makes it
hypoallergenic and suitable for sensitive
LIGHT & WARM
Alpaca fiber is seven times warmer than
sheep's wool and
contains microscopic air pockets, which
makes very light weight but breathable
Alpacas are free grazing animals bred
in lands without pesticides, they are not
fed with hormones and do not receive
The number of fibers 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 fiber has a natural color
spectrum which ranges from the whitest
white to intense black and includes over
twenty brown and grey tones.
Measurements: 163 cm x 135 cm
Material: 40% alpaca 30% wool 30% acrylic
We recommend hand wash or dry clean