Gorgeous hand dyed yarns from 100% North American alpaca fiber. The alpacas at Victory Ranch are raised exclusively for their luxurious fleece, which is comparable to cashmere. The alpaca is renowned for its fleece and is considered by the fashion world to be one of the most exquisite. Alpaca fiber is super soft and smooth to the touch. It is prized for its unique silky, luxurious feel and natural luster as well as exceptional strength. Because of its fineness as well as its lock structure, alpaca is a "no itch fiber" and feels fantastic worn against the skin. Alpaca contains no lanolin so it is hypoallergenic to most folks. Alpaca fiber contains microscopic air pockets which creates lightweight yarn, with excellent insulating values.