Alpaca wool socks for women
Alpacas are bred primarily for their wool, which has amazing properties. Alpaca wool is shiny, silky, elegant, and feels soft. Alpaca wool is 3 times stronger and 7 times warmer than wool from sheep. Alpaca fiber is incredibly soft to the touch, not prickly, bears no lanolin, and therefore – hypoallergenic. Alpacas come in a wide range of colors - 22 natural colors. The preparation, carding, spinning, and weaving of alpaca is very similar to the process used for wool from sheep. Alpacas are typically sheared once per year in the spring. Each animal produces from 2,2 to 4,5 kg of wool per shearing. The quality of wool is measured in microns. However, other properties also are taken into account, for example - the uniformity of wool. These properties affect on costs of wool products.
Color: dark grey/blue
Composition: 60% acrylic, 20% wool, 10% alpaca wool, 10% polyamide
An interesting fact about alpacas: Fibers of Alpaca are considered a luxury
Alpaca is identical to cashmere due to its softness, luxurious feel, and fantastic lightweight and warmth. However, alpaca fibers are considered as it is regarded as luxury items, while alpaca is a bit more affordable and accessible than cashmere.