It is considered one of the most luxurious fibers in the world. It has a great thermal capacity; it is soft, silky and very resistant. It is 3 times stronger and 7 times warmer than sheep wool.
It is characterized for its exceptional thermal isolation thanks to its micro air bubbles. The alpaca fiber keeps the body warm in cold climates while it lets it breathe in the warmest climates.
It is known as one of the finest fibers in the world, compared to cashmere.
Besides, it is free of fat, oils and lanoline. It has no chemical treatment, thus it is hypoallergenic and especially adequate for babies and people sensitive to wool.