ANR27 - Hand made Andean Hat - Alpaca Wool

Made in Bolivia
100% alpaca wool
100% hand-knitted

This cap is made by hand, starting with spinning the alpaca and lama wool that is used to knit it by hand, which takes quite a bit of time. Although...

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This cap is made by hand, starting with spinning the alpaca and lama wool that is used to knit it by hand, which takes quite a bit of time. Although hand spinning produces a more irregular, less soft knitted garment than the one produced mechanically; nevertheless it is still just as warm. The outside of the cap is combed when it is completed which hides the stitches and makes it softer. The cap also has a pompon on top with ear extensions typical of the Andean chullo (cap) that can be tied under the chin.

With a plain color and mostly made from Andean alpaca wool, it is very warm; the natural hues will go with any garment, whether casual or more sophisticated. When fall arrives, this cap will be your best ally.

Material: 100% alpaca wool

One size: for head diameter of 54 to 62 cm / 21.5 to 24.5 in.

Cleaning: Hand wash in cold water with neutral or baby shampoo. In the washing machine with the option “handwash” Maxi. temperature: 30º C. Dry cleaning. 

 
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Head girth: maximum horizontal girth (circumference) of the head measured above the ears

 
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We work with the French post office (Colissimo), the Belgian International post office (Bpost) and Mondial Relay for deliveries in Relay points.

For most countries the delivery time varies from 2 to 8 working days.

Shipping costs are fixed at 8.90$USD. Shipping is free for all orders with an amount that exceeds 120$USD.

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By (Omaha, United States) on 21 Feb. 2017 (Hand made Andean Hat - Alpaca Wool ) :
(4/5

Thinner than I expected

This cap is large enough to fit my oversize head. I'm waiting for the return of cold weather to see how well it works. May need to use a liner. Worried about washing it. We'll see. If it works in the Andes, it should work here, but the trouble is there is not thatch on my roof.

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