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About Alpaca Fiber

It's simply amazing! ... and here's why:




  • All fiber is usable

  • Incredibly soft

  • Low prickle factor

  • Non-irritating

  • Naturally moisture-wicking

  • Hypoallergenic

  • Non-toxic

  • Resistant to UV Radiation

  • Water repellant

  • Drapes well

  • Does not pill

  • Warm and insulative

  • Resistant to dirt





  • Hygroscopic

  • Blendable

  • Lightweight

  • Affordable

  • Practical

  • Silky, Lustrous Texture

  • Many natural colours

  • Feltable

  • Low static

  • Flame-resistant

  • Durable, tensile strength

  • Luxurious

  • Wrinkle resistant


 

Grades of Alpaca Fiber

Fiber Diameter in Microns

Description

< 20

Royal Baby

20 to 23

Baby

23.1 to 26.9

Fine

27 to 30.9

Medium

31 to 35.6

Strong

> 36

Coarse

Updated April 20, 2016