ALPACA FIBER

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ALPACA FIBER by Mind Map: ALPACA FIBER

1. FACTS

1.1. The designer Armani has used Suri alpaca to fashion Men's and Women's suits

1.2. usually mixed with other fibers

1.3. younger alpacas wool is more expensive

2. GROOMING

2.1. easy to clean

2.2. does not lose shape

2.3. ironing in low temperature

2.4. do not trumble dry

2.5. hand wash

3. STRUCTURE

3.1. fine and light fleece

3.2. fiber lenght 20-30 cm

3.3. fiber has natural crimp

3.4. naturally elastic

4. PROPERTIES

4.1. not prickly

4.2. hypoallergenic

4.3. very glossy

4.4. it does not repel water

4.5. soft

4.6. luxurious

4.7. it is warmer than sheep's wool

4.8. 24 natural colors

4.9. do not appear pilling

5. USES

5.1. making knitted and woven items

5.2. sweaters

5.3. socks

5.4. suits

5.5. ...

6. TYPES

6.1. Huacaya

6.1.1. which produce a dense, soft, crimpy sheep-like fiber

6.2. Suri

6.2.1. longer and silkier fibers

7. ABOUT ALPACAS

7.1. resembles a small llama

7.2. live in South America

7.3. domesticated thousands of years ago