Scrumptious and luscious are two vivid descriptors which flash to my mind when thinking of alpaca wool. It is is so luxurious, so soft, of such high quality, I just love it so.
Alpaca fiber is hypoallergenic as it has no lanolin, so it is similar to sheep’s wool but not as bristly. It is water repellent and very slow to catch fire. It can be heavy or lightweight depending on how it is created.
Alpaca is suitable for throw covers, sweaters, scarves, and rugs. Alpaca sheep are awfully sweet and have given us so much to be thankful for! I heart these little guys!
“After all, the wool of a black sheep is just as warm.”
Attribution to Amazing Things in the World, Houzz