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Fur & Wool Collections A/W 2013-2014


Welcome on a journey to discover yourself and a world of secret treasures!

To the Sun Ceremony. Machu Picchu, Peru


PASSION – feel the passion and sensuality in every piece we produce We operate in both hemispheres of the globe to bring you the unique contrast of mystical Peru and Nordic Estonia. Both are full of history, culture and experience. Both are similarly rich in traditional craft skills and colorful garments, yet they are so different in their landscape, climate and language. Picture yourself in Estonia where the sun barely sets during summer and only shows itself for brief moments in the winter. Then picture yourself in Peru where ancient Inca cities are hidden in a lush and vivid natural environment. We offer fragments of those contrasting worlds. Everything we do at ALPAKA, we do with passion.

To the Midsummer Party. KĂľrvemaa, Estonia


PERFECTION – a distinctive pleasure in every detail Alpaca is a rare creature that is only found in the wild in South -America in the highest mountains of Peru. Alpacas have wool of the highest quality as the extraordinarily tough climate makes it grow uniquely well. Alpaca wool is up to seven times warmer than sheep’s wool. To bring you the very best of the wool from the alpaca we take great care over everything that we and our partners do. We apply the highest quality standards in sourcing the materials and making and selling our products. This is a slow process, but we believe it is worth investing our time and effort in processing alpaca wool and fur in the traditional way so that you can feel the difference in the luxury, richness and soul of our products with every touch.

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RESPECT – we embrace the surrounding world and will be there for you for a long time In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing world it is important to keep a hold on the traditions in the past and an anchor in the world that made us and that crafts with which we have made our world. Our alpaca wool and fur prodcuts are made using the traditional craft techniques of communities of tanners from around Lake Titicaca in Peru and of experts in Estonia. This gives everything we make an individual sense of time and tradition, techniques passed down through the ages to make the very best just for you. We buy our wool and fur in person in Peru so we can be sure to select only the very best, which we then bring back across the world to Estonia, where it is fashioned into something special and unique. No two ALPAKA rugs are the same, each one is an individual, just like its owner.

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Take your time to sense it Feel, experience and enjoy the softness and the comfort. The sense of luxury, a moment just for you.

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Content 10


Fur Collections 12

Wool Collection 42

Rugs

Plaids

Colors 14

Plaid Exclusive

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Yaku Collection Rugs

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Plaid Exclusive Fishbone

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Inti Collection Rugs

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Plaid Boucle

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Sami Collection Rugs

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Plaid Triinu

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Plaid Traditional Fishbone

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Plaid Classic

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Scarves and Shawls

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Throws Colors

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Yaku Luxury Throws

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Inti Luxury Throws

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Cushions Wool Collection Care Instructions 58

Colors 30 Yaku Cushions

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Inti Cushions

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Sofa Jako 36

Teddy Bears 38

Fur Collection Care Instructions 40 11


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Natural White 100 Yaku Rug and Taupe 430 Yaku Throw


Fur Collections ALPAKA fur collection is the cornerstone of the ALPAKA brand and products. The fur collection features rugs, throws, bed covers, cushions, teddy bears, furniture, and we can also produce custom-made items for special interior design projects. Alpaca fur is an exclusive material with unique qualities. It’s extremely soft, silky and warm, and it will last for a very long time if looked after properly. Alpaca fur does not contain any lanolin, making all our alpaca rugs and other products naturally allergy-free. We specialise in custom-made alpaca fur rugs, and we use special anti-slip backing and genuine leather bordering in all our fur rugs to make them more solid and durable. Slight variations and differences in the colors and shades of the rugs are a feature of the unique natural style, giving a natural and beautiful appearance to fur products, even when they have been dyed.

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Rugs 14


Natural White 100

Natural Light Beige 210

Natural Beige 200

Taupe 430

Light Taupe 440

Dark Brown 380

Light Gray 410

Dark Gray 400

Black 500

Light Violet 730

Dark Violet 710

Dark Red 850

Chocolate 330

Brown 300

Bright Red 870

Fuchsia 840

Rose 860

Orange 600

Slight imperfections and differences in rug colors and shades are part of unique natural style and quality. This ensures always the most natural beautiful look of the rug, even in dyed colors.

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Light Violet 730 Yaku Rug


Yaku Collection Rugs Yaku Rugs are made of the longest and silkiest of the alpaca furs. Yaku means water in the South-American quechua language and a Yaku Rug holds a cushion of soft air in the fur, making it feel like a gentle breeze is blowing under your footsteps when you step on the rug. All natural ALPAKA Yaku Rugs reflect light in a beautiful and surprising way, creating a stunning individual signature for any interior design.

Material: natural alpaca yaku fur SIZES: 60x140, 70x150, 120x140, 140x210, 180x240, 210x300 cm and custom made WEIGHT: ~1900 g/m2 Backing: special anti-slip backing and leather bordering used for more solid and durable rug STUFFING: special softening layer of mattress between the alpaca fur and anti-slip backing

Taupe 430 Yaku Rug

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Natural Light Beige 210 Yaku Rug custom made

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Black 500 Yaku Rug

Natural Beige 200 Yaku Rug

Gray 400 Yaku Rug

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Taupe 430 Inti Rug


Inti Collection Rugs Inti Rugs are made of natural alpaca inti fur, which has very short, soft and silky fibres. Inti means sun in quechua and the Inti Rugs are the most exclusive of our three fur collections. This natural rug is the gentlest and most luxurious to the touch, taking you into a whole new world of comfort and pleasure.

Natural White 100 Inti Rug Material: natural alpaca inti fur SIZES: 60x140, 70x150, 120x140, 140x210, 210x240, 210x300 cm and custom made WEIGHT: ~1800 g/m2

Backing: special anti-slip backing and leather bordering used for more solid and durable rug STUFFING: special softening layer of mattress between the alpaca fur and anti-slip backing

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Natural White 100 Sami Rug

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Sami Collection Rugs Sami Rugs are made of natural alpaca fur and are very thick and soft. Sami means strength in quechua and the rug is very thick and solid, holding less air inside but offering great softness, durability and warmth.

Dark Brown 380 Sami Rug Material: natural alpaca sami fur SIZES: 100x160, 120x200, 160x200cm, 200x240, 200x280 cm and custom made WEIGHT: ~2000 g/m2

Backing: special anti-slip backing and leather bordering used for more solid and durable rug STUFFING: special softening layer of mattress between the alpaca fur and anti-slip backing

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Light Gray 410 Yaku Luxury Throw

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Natural White 100

Natural Light Beige 210

Natural Beige 200

Taupe 430

Light Taupe 440

Dark Brown 380

Light Gray 410

Dark Gray 400

Black 500

Light Violet 730

Dark Violet 710

Dark Red 850

Chocolate 330

Brown 300

Bright Red 870

Fuchsia 840

Rose 860

Orange 600

Slight imperfections and differences in rug colors and shades are part of unique natural style and quality. This ensures always the most natural beautiful look of the rug, even in dyed colors.

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Dyed light taupe 440 Yaku Luxury Throw

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Yaku Luxury Throws Yaku Luxury Throws are made of the longest and silkiest of the alpaca furs. Yaku means water in quechua and a Yaku Luxury Throw holds a cushion of soft air in the fur, making it feel like a gentle breeze is blowing inside the throw. A Yaku Luxury Throw can be used as a bed cover or as a throw on a sofa or armchair.

Light Violet 730 Yaku Luxury Throw Material: natural alpaca yaku fur Sizes: 70x150, 120x175, 160x200, 200x200 cm and custom made Weight: ~1900 g/m2 Backing: baby alpaca Stuffing: special softening layer of mattress between the alpaca fur and baby alpaca backing

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Natural Light Beige 210 Inti Luxury Throw

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Inti Luxury Throws Inti Luxury Throws are made of natural alpaca inti fur, which has very short, soft and silky fibres. Inti means sun in quechua and the Inti Luxury Throws are the most exclusive products in the ALPAKA collections. This throw is very soft, gentle and luxurious to the touch, taking you into a whole new world of comfort and pleasure. An Inti Luxury Throw can be used as a bed cover or as a throw on a sofa or armchair.

Material: natural alpaca inti fur Sizes: 70x150, 120x175, 160x200, 200x200 cm and custom made Weight: ~1800 g/m2 Backing: baby alpaca Stuffing: special softening layer of mattress between the alpaca fur and baby alpaca backing

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Cushions 30


Natural White 100

Natural Light Beige 210

Natural Beige 200

Taupe 430

Light Taupe 440

Dark Brown 380

Light Gray 410

Dark Gray 400

Black 500

Light Violet 730

Dark Violet 710

Dark Red 850

Chocolate 330

Brown 300

Bright Red 870

Fuchsia 840

Rose 860

Orange 600

Slight imperfections and differences in rug colors and shades are part of unique natural style and quality. This ensures always the most natural beautiful look of the rug, even in dyed colors.

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Natural White 100 and Taupe 430 Yaku Cushions


Yaku Cushions Yaku Cushions are made of the longest and silkiest of the alpaca furs. Yaku means water in quechua and a Yaku Cushion holds a deep layer of soft air in the fur, making it feel like a gentle breeze is blowing through it. Yaku Cushions are an exclusive accessory for contemporary interiors.

Material: natural alpaca yaku fur Sizes: 40x40, 50x50, 60x60 cm Weight: ~1800 g/m2 Backing: baby alpaca

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Light Gray 410 Inti Cushions

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Inti Cushions Inti Cushions are made of natural alpaca inti fur, which has very short, soft and silky fibres. Inti means sun in quechua and the Inti Cushions are the most exclusive products in the ALPAKA collections. This Inti Cushion is very soft, gentle and luxurious to the touch, taking you into a whole new world of comfort and pleasure. Inti Cushions are luxury accessories for living areas and suit perfectly for bedrooms and living rooms.

Material: natural alpaca inti fur Sizes: 40x40, 50x50, 60x60 cm Weight: ~1700 g/m2 Backing: baby alpaca

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Light Violet 730 Sofa Jako


Sofa Jako Jako is the second design in our ALPAKA Furniture Collection series. Original design is combined with discerning choice of materials to make an exclusive furniture item that could be the perfect centrepiece for any modern interior. Designed by Jimmy Flores Valenza in 2010, Sofa Jako is covered with alpaca yaku fur, turning it into a nest where you can rest and enjoy the best moments of your day.

Material: top – natural alpaca yaku fur, below– genuine leather or imitation Size:  120 cm, height 85 cm Inside frame material: natural wood downside frame: stainless steel Mattress: metal springs, flexible PU foam Seating pad: genuine leather

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Teddy Bears ALPAKA Teddy Bears are made of natural alpaca fur, which has the gentlest and smoothest feel of any fur in the world. Each ALPAKA Teddy Bear is handmade with love and care to the highest quality standards. Each one is unique and there are no two identical ALPAKA Teddy Bears. Alpaca fur contains no lanolin, making all our teddy bears allergy-free. An ALPAKA Teddy Bear is the perfect choice as a gift, bringing the warmest of hugs to everybody.

Natural White

Natural Beige

Brown

Material: natural yaku and inti fur SizeS: size 1 = 20 cm in height / size 2 = 30 cm in height WeightS: size 1 = ~50 g / size 2 = ~80 g

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Taupe 440 Yaku Rug

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Fur Collection Care Instructions All our exclusive ALPAKA items, including rugs, throws and cushions are made of natural alpaca fur. Each item comes with unique appearance, both in color variations and physical qualities of the alpaca fur. No two alpaca fur items are the same. This is part of the unique and exclusive quality of the fine alpaca fiber, where light is reflected from the alpaca fur in a most unique and beautiful way. As made of natural alpaca fur, rugs, throws and cushions shed a bit of wool at the beginning. This is unavoidable. You can fluff your alpaca fur item outside of the house to remove the loose fur.

Maintenance

Wet stains

As of natural alpaca fur material, all our alpaca fur rugs and alpaca fur throws and cushions are not to be kept in damp and humid places. Water always damages natural materials, as it does with alpaca fur. Vacuum your alpaca fur rug or alpaca fur throw or cushion regularly using a smooth mouthpiece, never use industrial or wet vacuum. Please brush your alpaca fur item regularly as it helps your ALPAKA item to look like new for a longer period of time! Yearly cleaning of the alpaca fur rugs – it is recommended that particles which cannot be reached by a vacuum cleaner are removed by professional cleaning service. If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact ALPAKA!

Treat these as quickly as possible. Do not allow to dry. Remove the liquid from the alpaca fur as much as possible with a sponge and then dab the alpaca fur with a white cloth or a white piece of kitchen or toilet paper. Dab the stain with a wet sponge and allow liquid to be absorbed from the alpaca fur in to the cloth or paper. Repeat this treatment until the stain disappears. Always work from the outside in, so that the stain does not increase. Always dab, never rub or scrub the alpaca fur! After removing the stains, dry the alpaca fur thoroughly with a hair dryer or place it outdoors (only with dry weather). All alpaca fur rugs and alpaca fur throws and cushions are made of natural alpaca fur, which like all natural materials, can start rotting if allowed to remain wet for too long.

Stains Collect particles from the alpaca fur rug or alpaca fur throw or cushion with using your fingers. Do not use a sharp object, which can cut the alpaca fur. If the dirt can be removed with a vacuum cleaner, do not wet the stain. Anything dry that can be removed from the alpaca fur, should be allowed to dry and then removed from the alpaca fur. If not all the dirt can be removed from the alpaca fur, dab the stain with a wet sponge and treat as indicated under “wet stains”.

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Colors Please do not put the dyed color alpaca fur rug or alpaca fur throw or cushion under direct sunlight for longer period of time, this may damage the appearance of the color variations. All dyed items are with unique appearance in the same way as the natural color items.


Scottish Yellow Plaid Classic and White Plaid Triinu

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Wool Collection The ALPAKA wool collection features plaids, scarves and shawls made of alpaca extremely soft and silky wool. Plaids and scarves from our collection will keep you warm and cosy during the cold seasons of the year and give you luxury and comfort in those special moments you take just for yourself. These beautiful and warm products combine modern and traditional designs and different weaving and knitting techniques with the unique characteristics of this wool to keep you warm on the inside and radiant to the outside. Alpaca wool is naturally curly and the fibres have microscopic holes in them that provide superior insulation and breathability. This allows even the thinnest and lightest plaids made of alpaca to trap the warmth very efficiently – our ALPAKA products will keep you warm when it is cold and keep you cool when it is hot. Alpaca wool contains no lanolin and is naturally dirt repellent, making it the only naturally hypoallergenic wool in the world. You will always feel warm and safe when wrapped in alpaca wool. Alpaca wool has minimal pilling as the alpaca fibres are so smooth, so our plaids, shawls and scarves will keep their beautiful appearance for many years. All these unique characteristics of alpaca wool, its softness, smoothness, silkiness, curliness and ability to repel dirt, make it one of the most desirable natural fibres in the world. In our products we use both baby alpaca and alpaca wool. Baby alpaca is considered the best natural fibre in the world, warm, soft, silky and durable. Baby alpaca wool is cut from the animal for the first time at the age of 2-3 years, when the fibre is at its finest and its highest quality. With regular shearing over the years, alpaca fibre starts to get thicker and stronger, but it does not lose its silkiness and softness, meaning products made of alpaca wool are still majestic and are even more durable.

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Gray Stripes Plaid Exclusive

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Plaid Exclusive Plaid Exclusive is made of 100% baby alpaca wool. Baby alpaca is considered the best natural fibre in the world, warm, soft, silky and durable. Plaid Exclusive in classic colors is one of the best selling items in the ALPAKA wool collection. These majestic plaids are luxurious accessories for customers who value timeless design, top quality and the greatest comfort.

White

Milk Coffee

Cocoa

Charcoal

Navy Blue

Orange

Silver

MATERIAL: 100% baby alpaca SIZE: 130x180 cm Gray Stripes

Blue Stripes

WEIGHT: 520 g

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Cocoa-White Plaid Exclusive Fishbone

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Plaid Exclusive Fishbone Plaid Exclusive Fishbone is made of 100% baby alpaca wool. Baby alpaca is considered the best natural fibre in the world, warm, soft, silky and durable. These exclusive fishbone design plaids are one of the best selling items in the ALPAKA wool collection. The natural colors and timeless design are a perfect fit for demanding customers with excellent taste.

Beige-White

Cocoa-White

Brown-White

Gray-White

MATERIAL: 100% baby alpaca SIZE: 130x180 cm Silver-Charcoal

Blue-Silver

Pink-Silver

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WEIGHT: 520 g


Silver Plaid Boucle

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Plaid Boucle Boucle Plaids are luxurious accessories for women who can really appreciate this traditional technique for making beautiful products. The finest and silkiest baby alpaca wool is mixed with nylon to give the product even more durability. The structural weaving technique makes Boucle Plaid even warmer and more breathable.

White

Silver

MATERIAL: 89% baby alpaca/11% nylon SIZE: 130x180 cm WEIGHT: 550 g

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Beige and Brown Plaids Triinu

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Plaid Triinu Triinu Plaids are the most luxurious in the ALPAKA plaids collection. Knitted Triinu Plaids are made of best quality 100% baby alpaca yarn and will meet the expectations of the most exacting customers for use as fashion accessories or in interior decoration.

White

Beige

Brown

MATERIAL: 100% baby alpaca SIZE: 130x180 cm Gray

Red

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WEIGHT: 850 g


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Gray Plaid Traditional Fishbone


Plaid Traditional Fishbone These 100% alpaca wool plaids are the most traditional. Alpaca fibre is soft, silky and warm, and will care for your body and soul. Heavier but stronger than baby alpaca plaids, they have similar warmth and softness.

Beige MATERIAL: 100% alpaca SIZE: 130x180 cm WEIGHT: 650 g

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Light Green Plaid Classic


Plaid Classic The Classic Plaid has wool and some synthetic fibres added to the alpaca wool to give it even more durability. The alpaca fibre gives it its softness, silkiness and warmth, while the mix of other fibres makes it more affordable, spreading the luxury further. Its large size means that this plaid can also be used as a blanket on a bed or outdoors. It comes in a wide range of colors with beautiful natural tones and some new checked designs similar to Scottish tartan.

Milk Coffee

Cocoa

Silver

Gray

Charcoal

Black

Dark Green

Light Green

Cherry

Rose

Light Blue

Blue

Navy Blue

MATERIAL: 55% alpaca, 30% wool, 15% acrylic SIZE: 150x200 cm Scottish Brown

Scottish Gray

Scottish Yellow

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Scottish Cherry

WEIGHT: 1100 g


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Scarves and Shawls All ALPAKA scarves and shawls are made of the best 100% baby alpaca wool and can be worn in cold seasons to add an elegant look and a gentle touch. They come in range of classical colors and fishbone designs.

White

Milk Coffe

Silver

Charcoal

Cocoa

Cocoa-White Fishbone

Gray-White Fishbone

Charcoal-Silver Fishbone

MATERIAL: 100% baby alpaca SIZE:

Scarf: 30x180 cm

Shawl: 65x180 cm

WEIGHT: Scarf: 125 g Blue-Silver Fishbone

Pink-Silver Fishbone

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Shawl: 260-270 g


Wool Collection Care Instructions All of our ALPAKA wool collection plaids and blankets are of natural materials and dry cleaning method is recommended. No machine wash is advised.

Hand washing

If hand wash method is decided, please use lukewarm/30oC water and very light detergent or mild soap to gently wash the alpaca plaid. Never use Chlorine bleach or Woolite. Rinse the plaid as many times as necessary to loose any signs of the detergent or soap. Remove any excess water carefully by pressing the wet item softly, avoiding any wringling or twisting. Put the plaid in a shade to allow the already washed plaid to dry in a horizontal position, avoiding overstretching. Do not tumble dry. After the product has dried, touch up with a cool iron if needed. Before storing, make sure that the item is fully dry. However, we recommend a periodical (one year) dry clean if needed.

If stains persist:

In the event of stubborn stains, dry cleaning is advised. We do not recommend machine washing.

Dry cleaning

Please use the professional cleaning service, who has experience with alpaca wool. If you have several items to be cleaned, we recommend that you wash the same color items at the same time to avoid color discrepancies after the washing process. Inform the cleaner of any spots or stains. Ask the cleaner to use a fresh solvent in low heat and a process that does not involve tumbling. Some wool may show pilling (the appearance of tiny balls on the fabric surface). Dry cleaning may increase their number but your cleaner should remove them as part of the finishing process

Ironing

Set iron for WOOL setting and add water. Always use steam heat when pressing. Do not use extreme pressure.

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ALPAKA Decoreter OĂœ Tatari 64, Tallinn 10134, Estonia Tel: (+372) 5340 0808 sales@alpaka.ee www.alpaka.ee


Alpaka 2014 product catalogue