Hand felted out of 100% alpaca fibre, these slip-on slippers, completed with a full-grain leather sole that is hand stitched on, creating greater durability and making them great for stepping outside. Being known for it's moisture wicking properties, alpaca slippers will keep your feet comfortable all day, and help absorb the moisture created from sweat.
Watch this VIDEO showing how Linnae creates her hand felted slippers.
-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: firstname.lastname@example.org and she will do her best to get it to you for the time you need.
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