Category Archives: Alpaca

History of the Alpaca

Early Beginnings South American Indians have been raising alpacas and using their fleece for creating cloth for thousands of years. A close relative of the llama, vicuñas, and even camels, alpacas are hearty animals inhabiting the Andes mountains of the South American continent. The ancient tribes of Peru, Chile, Argentina, and Bolivia found alpaca wool […]

Charming Alpaca Hats – The Best Holiday Gifts This Season

The chilly winds of the winter signal it’s time for a topper. You cannot ignore the style potential of what you choose to adorn; after all, it is the exclamation point to your outfit. Protect yourself from the cold winds hitting your ears and biting your skin with beautiful warm hats this season that draw […]

The Difference between Alpaca Ruanas, Capes, and Ponchos?

As winter approaches, you need to wear warmer clothes to feel cozy and comfortable in the chilly weather. We Alpaca is a brand that creates fine alpaca clothing manufactured with the highest quality of fibers; alpaca clothing is durable, warm, and genuine. The brand provides stylish clothes that you can wear all winter long without […]

Cold Feet? Discover Alpaca Insoles

Alpaca insoles are built to ease foot ailments like arch pain, flat feet, and foot pressure. It’s important choosing the right alpaca boot insoles for hunting and outdoor activities. Most everyday shoes come with insoles but with not much support. So take your time and get ready to feel comfortable like you’ve never felt before. […]

Best Gift Ideas: The Luxury of Alpaca Blankets and Throws

Thinking of doing some interior décor for the winter? Have you decided that your home is just too bare and empty to give the warmth and comfort of a cozy home on chilly winter nights? Then decorate it with the softest and warmest of all throws, the alpaca throws! Alpacas are wooly mammals that resemble […]

How is Alpaca Clothing Created? What Does the Process Look Like?

Alpaca could have been created especially as the perfect fiber producer for minimal environmental impact. These South American camelids were never domesticated to the same extent as sheep, so they retain a greater degree of natural hardiness and disease resistance. Unlike sheep, they require little or no regular treatment with pesticides, as they are much […]

Alpaca Fleece: Nature’s Best Wool

If you didn’t already know, alpacas are South American camelids that look like adorable crosses between little llamas and a sheep. Domesticated for thousands of years, these unique creatures are bred specifically for their prized woolen coats. Alpaca fiber is as a soft as cashmere and, in many cases, even more comfortable. It is warmer, […]

Glossary: A Guide to Alpaca Terminology

So, you’re interested in alpaca and all of the wonderful items that can be made from their amazing fleece!  We don’t blame you. Nothing beats alpaca  when it comes to comfort, softness, warmth and water-resistance!  Alpaca fiber is one of nature’s most luxurious options for incredible wool scarves, gloves, sweaters, blankets hats, socks and much […]

Preserving Your Alpaca Items: Tips for Care

It doesn’t take much to maintain the quality and softness of your alpaca items. Follow these simple steps and your alpaca garment will actually get better with age. Alpaca Knitwear We recommend handwashing your knitwear in cool/lukewarm water using a mild detergent or baby shampoo. Rinse by pressing. Do not wring the garment. Wrap garment […]