ALPACA fleece is the natural fiber harvested from an alpaca fleece . it is light or heavy in weight, depending on how it it is spun, it is a soft, durable, luxurious and silky natural fiber. while similar to sheeps wool, it is warmer, not prickly, and has no lanolin, which makes it hypoallergenic.
alpaca fiber is naturally water-repellent and difficult to ignite.
huacaya, an alpaca that grows soft spongy fiber, has natural crimp, thus making a naturally elastic yarn well-suite for knitting
suri has no crimp and thus is a better for woven goods
A SCOURED ALPACA is produced, largely for the woollend and semiworsted industry
A combed top is the finished sliver, after the short fiber and impurities have been combed out, this product is earmarked for use by worsted spinners IN A WIDE RANGE OF APPLICATIONS INCLUDING THE APPAREL AND VELOUR SECTORS.