Do you know where alpaca wool comes from and how it is obtained?

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Why alpaca wool and how is it obtained?

Alpaca wool is a special type of sustainable and ecological wool. The fibers of the wool are hollow on the inside.

In this way, heat and cold are retained better and socks made from alpaca wool in particular can show their advantages. Alpaca socks are very high quality socks!

The alpaca wool is obtained by shearing the animal, which is stress-free for the animals when used by reputable breeders. The wool is then washed and, after drying, spun into yarn.

There are two types of alpacas, the Huacaya and the Suri . Their fur differs in structure. The Huacaya alpaca has a fine and even fiber and some guard hairs, The Suri alpaca has no curl in the fiber, the hair forms straight strands.

Alpacas are camels and the colors of their fur range from white to dark grays or browns. Alpacas live up to 30 years and can be sheared several times during this time.

In other words: Alpaca wool socks keep your feet warm in winter and cool in summer.

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