A luxury fiber
Alpaca fleece is highly prized for its lightweight
warmth, its silky feel and rich luster.
Alpaca fleece has a wavy or crimped appearance that
enhances its easy use in spinning and weaving. The
fibers come in nature in 22 natural colours - from white, cream,
beige and camel to brown, grey and black. Alpaca fiber
washes easily and, since there's no greasy lanolin,
there's no woolly smell when it gets wet.
Soft, warm and in fashion
Today, alpaca fiber is used to create the world's
finest textiles and is treasured by the fashion
industry, as well as by hand spinners and weavers.
Compared to sheep's wool, alpaca fiber is three times
stronger, seven times warmer, and much softer. Alpaca
fiber can be mixed with silk, mohair or lambswool to
produce a wide variety of luxurious garments. An alpaca
sweater, scarf or hat is a comfort and a joy.
"Appreciated for its
soft touch and variety of natural shades ...
alpaca cloth is, in my judgment, the finest lightweight
in the world.
Alpaca is pure, it's resilient, it breathes"
John le Carré The Tailor of