Collection of Alpaca Tops
Alpaca fibre is valued because of its natural properties. The combination of a unique and severe climate and a diet low in protein permit the Alpaca to grow fine hair which is comparable in quality to other special fibres such as cashmere, angora and mohair.
A luxurious ethnic fibre
Alpaca is a soft, silky and durable fibre which has remarkable thermal properties due to microscopic air bubbles inside the hairs. These bubbles allow the user to breathe through the fibres on hot days and, in the same way, retain body heat when it’s cold. Alpaca hair comes in more than 15 natural shades, which makes it an interesting alternative for the principal designers around the world.
The versatility of Alpaca fibre means it can be transformed into knitted garments such as jumpers, cardigans, suits, coats, capes, gloves, hats, scarves, shawls, stoles and even carpets.
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A special characteristic of Alpaca fibre is its wide range of natural colours (there are 15 basic shades) and a multitude of shades which can be obtained through careful blending. This puts Alpaca fibre in a class of its own in comparison to other natural fibres.
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Michell Alpaca Yarns Collection A/W 16-17
For this new season, Michell presents its new collection of yarns specially designed for weaving or industrial knitting.
The collection of yarns for Hand Knitting has been created as a result of an exhaustive study of hand knitting tendencies around the world, combining special yarn...