Most fiber qualities are determined by genetics, especially the uniformity and diameter of the fiber. Time catches up to even the best alpaca, and the diameter of their fiber naturally increases with age while retaining its uniformity. This opens up a new range of possibilities for how this fiber can be used. Its extremely soft, retaining the soft handle they were bred to have, while being durable enough to stand up to heavier wear. After all, all fiber has its purpose.
The alpacas that produced this fiber are the parents and grandparents of the ones who make our Chiri Cloud 80's top.
Sold in 3oz balls.