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Find out about the secrets of alpaca wool its softness and the features compared to merino. "Alpaca fleece is as soft as cashmere, warmer than sheep’s wool, hypo-allergenic and almost completely waterproof." #Alpaca #Alpaca Wool #Alpaca Fibre #Alpaca Fashion #Merino #Alpaca Sweater
Sophia saved to Llama's and Alpaca's
In this excerpt from Donna M. Rudd’s article “Spinning Alpaca’s Natural Colors,” learn eight favorite methods for spinning naturally colored alpaca fiber.
Caryn Hall saved to Spinning
This article is a part of Yarn 101 series ⟶ Types of Yarn. ◉ Source of these fibers are domesticated animals, such as goats, sheep, camelids or rabbits. In this category you will find yarn such as wool, cashmere, angora, mohair, silk and more. These fibers are much more elastic and warm than plant-sourced yarns. ◉ Wool Obtaining wool from domesticated animals was known in ancient times, because this natural product has fantastic qualities and can be used for various purposes. You can felt…
Lauren Gonzalez saved to Crochet Patterns
Alpaca Fleece . . . . Now What?: A dear friend and fellow fiber enthusiast generously gifted me several pounds of raw alpaca fleece in 3 colors - black, white, and cinnamon brown. Happy Dance! via GIPHY So what do you do with this wonderful bag of warm, fuzzy fluff? This Inst…
Annette Stein saved to Alpaca
Ever wonder what sets Alpaca yarn apart from the rest. This article defines what makes Alpaca yarn different from wool and other animal fibers.
Lyn's Crafts saved to Crochet For Beginners
If you’re someone who cares about animals, you’ve probably wondered if ethical wool exists. What is ethical wool? Can wool be ethical?
Jiang Jane saved to Sustainable Fashion
According to lifecycle analyses, silk, alpaca, leather, and cotton are worse than polyester, acrylic, and rayon for the environment.
Katherine M saved to Eco-friendly/Conscious
Made of italian yarn: sweater with polo collar and knit details along the shoulders. soft merino alpaca mix with a relaxed fit. buttons with a horn look ribbed sleeve cuffs and hem band. - relaxed fit - length: ca. 62 cm / 24.4" (size s) - model (178 m / 5'10") wears size s - made in turkey - 70% wool 30% alpaca - care instructions: hand wash or dry clean in collaboration with closed designers the istanbul based company esvap develops a new file for the knitting machines for each…
Naomi saved to Polo shirt
Having sensitive skin may be with you forever, but itchy and irritated skin is a thing of the past. Alpaca wool is hypoallergenic, allowing your skin to feel and look its best without you compromising any warmth or breathability. Sheep’s wool got a bad rap for being notoriously itchy and pivoted to solve the problem. Great in theory, terrible for the environment. Read on our blog!
Alpacas of Montana saved to Alpaca Farms
Alpaca wool combines warmth, softness, durability, and a slew of other fetching qualities to keep you moving freely and comfortably all winter long.
dirk knotser saved to lamas en alpacas