These classic mittens are handmade with timeless functional fashion in mind. Made from 80% alpaca fibre and 20% wool, a reinforced leather palm, and completed with a delightful leather drawstring. Being know for it's moisture wicking properties, these alpaca mittens will keep you cozy and in style for all your everyday outings.
PACA_WOOL is a small, singlehanded entrepreneurial business that began in 2020. The love to create, work with ones hands and learn the art of fibre is at the heart of each product.
Watch this VIDEO showing how Linnae creates some of her hand felted products: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykkGjy8cyhI&t=353s
-Fibres are nearly completely hollow, wherease 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.
Measure the circumference (width) of your palm and then the length from your wrist to the tip of your middle finger.
Width: 18.5 - 20cm
Width: 19.5 - 21cm
Width: 20.5 - 22cm
Length: 21cm +
Width: 21.5 - 23cm
This product may need up to 10 business days to hand felt and hand sew. If you have any questions or need this item for a certain date please contact Linnae at: email@example.com and she will do her best to get it to you for the time you need.
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