Alpaca is an interesting fiber. It is light, yet very warm. There is no lanolin in alpaca fiber, so people who are allergic to lanolin can wear alpaca. It is a luxurious fiber from a noble animal. However, alpaca is a luxury fiber and care should be taken of garments knit with this fiber. We recommend washing by hand, and laying flat to dry.
Our yarns are sold by the kilo. Skeins are packaged ten skeins of 100 grams each to equal a kilo.