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It is the middle of winter and it is very cold. What kind of clothing should one choose to prevent possible sickness? Traveling around the world and settling in the Netherlands, facing the cold winter use to be a challenge for me. You want something that will keep you warm, but not make you sweat. Here are steps to help prevent possible sickness during the winter: KEEP YOUR FEET WARM: Cold air enters easily through your feet giving you the chills. Our Alpaca socks are 56% alpaca wool and the rest nylon for durability. They are guaranteed to keep your feet...

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Traveling around the world and settling in the Netherlands, facing the cold winter use to be a challenge for me. You want something that will keep you warm, but not make you sweat. Here are steps to help prevent possible sickness during the winter: KEEP YOUR FEET WARM. Cold air enters easily through your feet giving you the chills. Our Alpaca socks are 56% alpaca wool and the rest nylon for durability. They are guaranteed to keep your feet warm without feeling too hot.  BASE LAYER FOR INSULATION: Layering is needed in the winter. Wearing a large jacket will not...

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Alpaca wool is better than merino. 

find out why

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Alpaca vs wool    Is Alpaca Warm? Bottom line: YES! Alpaca wool is very warm! Alpaca wool is naturally temperature regulated. If you noticed in past blogs, I go into great detail of the unique structure of the alpaca fiber. Alpaca wool is basically heated by your body warmth and traps that warmth in their fiber. This means if you leave an alpaca base layer hanging outside, at first touch it feels cool. This is because the air trapped in the fiber is cool. However, it only takes a few seconds your alpaca hoodie to warm up and protect you...

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ALPACA Vs MERINO  WHICH WOOL HAS BETTER: COOLING TECHNIQUE, WICKING CAPABILITIES, AND WARMTH INSULATION    We had some customers ask important questions about Alpaca and Merino. We thought this blog will help you understand the difference between the two:   1. How can the Alpaca wool be cooling if they don’t absorb any moisture?   Alpaca fibres have pockets of microscope spaces that are able to hold air inside. This space can hold warmth from your body and insulate against the heat of the sun to keep you cool. Our shirts are of a thinner knit which allows more breath-ability allowing you...

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