Suri Alpaca Fiber Facts

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Suri alpaca fiber is one of the most luxurious and rare fibers in the world. Only 10% of the US alpaca population (and less in the world) are Suris. They are known for their silky lustrous fleece.

Suri Alpaca Fiber Facts

• Cool slick handle (put your hand in a bag of suri fiber and you’ll be surprised!)
• Feels like silk
• No crimp
• Various lock structure (wave and twist, pencil, pearl, curled, straight)
• Creates beautiful woven products (designer Armani has used Suri for suits)
• 22 natural colors
• Takes dyes beautifully
• No lanolin (like sheep’s wool)
• Hypoallergenic
• 4-7 inches of fiber growth each year
• Annual shearing
• 2-6 lbs fiber harvest per year on average
• Naturally fire retardant

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