Llama wool, our winter fibre


Llama wool is a fascinating fibre, with exceptional qualities and distinct characteristics.

Llama wool is known for its remarkable softness, making it an ideal choice for our winter collection. Its fine and delicate texture sets it apart from other wool fibres, offering a luxurious feel against the skin. Additionally, llama wool is highly durable and boasts excellent insulation properties, ensuring warmth and comfort even in the coldest climates.

Llama wool is renowned for its hypoallergenic properties, making it suitable for individuals with sensitive skin. 

The characteristics of Llama wool

Llama wool is renowned for its fine and delicate texture, making it one of the softest wool fibres available. Its luxurious feel against the skin sets it apart from other wool fibres. The fibres of llama wool are lightweight and it has exceptional insulation properties. Its fibres also provide excellent breathability, allowing for efficient moisture absorption and release. 

Llama wool is also known for its strength and durability, resistant to breakage and pilling. This durability ensures that garments made from llama wool can withstand the test of time, offering long-lasting comfort and style.

The quality of Llama wool

One of the key qualities that sets llama wool apart is its hypoallergenic nature. Llama wool's hypoallergenic properties allow it to be worn comfortably by a wider range of people, without compromising on the benefits of natural wool fibres.

Another notable quality of llama wool is its resistance to water and flame. The fibres naturally repel water, making them suitable for outdoors and rainy climates. This water resistance helps to keep the wearer dry and comfortable, even in wet conditions. 

Llama wool differs from other wool fibres in several ways. Firstly, its softness is unparalleled. While many wool fibres can be coarse and itchy, llama wool is incredibly soft and gentle against the skin. This makes it a popular choice for those who want the warmth and insulation of wool without the discomfort.

Secondly, llama wool is lighter in weight compared to other wool fibres. 

Another significant difference is the natural luster of llama wool. Unlike other wool fibres that may appear dull or lackluster, llama wool has a natural sheen that adds depth and richness to our garments. This luster gives our llama wool collection a luxurious and sophisticated appearance.

Llama wool production and sustainability

Llama wool is primarily sourced from llamas, which are native to the Andean region of South America. These animals are shorn once a year to obtain their wool, a process that is carried out with utmost care and respect for their well-being. Llama wool production is a sustainable practice, as it does not harm the animals and allows them to continue living healthy lives.

The Andean communities where llamas are raised often rely on them for their livelihoods. By supporting llama wool production, consumers can contribute directly to the well-being of these communities and help preserve their traditional way of life. This sustainable approach ensures that llama wool remains an ethical and responsible choice for conscious consumers.

Llama wool care and maintenance

 To maintain the quality and longevity of our llama wool garments, proper care and maintenance are essential. Llama wool is naturally resistant to odors and stains, reducing the need for frequent washing. When washing is necessary, it is recommended to hand wash the garments using a mild detergent and lukewarm water. Avoid using bleach or harsh chemicals, as they can damage the fibres.

After washing, gently squeeze out excess water and lay the garment flat to dry. Avoid wringing or twisting the fabric, as this can cause stretching or deformation. Llama wool garments should be stored in a cool, dry place, preferably folded rather than hung, to preserve their shape.

 

Our llama wools has unique characteristics, quality, and a sustainable nature.

Its softness, durability, hypoallergenic properties, and natural luster make it a desirable choice for those seeking comfort, style, and sustainability.

By supporting the llama wool production, we contribute to the preservation of traditional Andean communities. We embrace the uniqueness of llama wool fibre and created our winter collection with a 100% of this fibre.