Hand-washing is the best way to care for your alpaca wool clothing and will help to prolong your garment's life. The good news, is that since alpaca wool is naturally anti-bacterial and odor-resistant, airing out your clothes is usually sufficient. You'll find that you won't need to wash alpaca wool as often as other fabrics, so the added bonus is that you can save water and energy.
If you do find your alpaca clothing needs a wash:
A few things to avoid: