maracuya alpaca knitwear the fiber
Alpacas and llamas are part of the camel family, they are traditionally from the highlands of the Andes in South America, although they are now raised all over the world.
Their fiber is hollow giving it exceptional thermal qualities for its weight.
The yarns come in the animals natural colors (whites, browns and greys) and the white fiber is died to obtain other colors.
There are about 500,000 alpacas in Bolivia and over 2 million llamas.