Linnae hand felts this darling hat out of 100% alpaca fibre that is grown, processed and hand dyed here on our farmstead, it has soft closure strings made from alpaca, and is topped off with a luxurious pom-pom of fine fur!
6 months = 40.5 cm
12 months = 43 cm
18 months = 45.5 cm
If you would like to customize this item with the receiver's name on it, please write the correct name in your order notes and I would be happy to do this with no addition cost to you.
-Alpaca fibres are nearly completely hollow, whereas wool contains only pockets of air. This additional space creates greater thermal capacity.
-Alpaca is said to be three times warmer than wool.
-Since it lacks lanolin, it is considered to be hypoallergenic.
-Equivalent softness, more warmth and higher wicking properties than merino wool.
-Alpaca has one of the highest tensile strengths of any natural fibre, second only to silk and some bast fibres (such as hemp and linen).
-Lower tendency to shrink than wool and cashmere.
-Historically, an Incan man's wealth was counted in textiles made from alpaca fibre.
This product may need up to 10 days to hand felt and manually sew. If you have any questions or need this item for a certain date please contact Linnae at: email@example.com and she will do her best to get it to you for the time you need.