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Alpaca wool blankets from Ecuador
These soft and warm alpaca wool blankets come from Ecuador. They are made by local communities living in the Andes. The blankets are directly imported and made fair trade.
Alpaca blankets from Ecuador
A beautiful alpaca wool blanket for the couch or bed, who wouldn't want that? They are warm, beautifully finished and handmade in Ecuador by a local community in Otavalo and imported directly from there.
We have different types of alpaca blankets. We have the native alpaca plaids , these are alpaca wool blankets with a South American print and lots of color. The names of these blankets are named after various volcanoes in Ecuador, such as the Chimborazo and the Cotopaxi. The blankets are 195 cm wide and 235 cm long, perfect for snuggling alone or together.
We also have mini alpaca throws of the native alpaca throws, these are 110 cm wide and 205 cm long.
Beside the alpaca native plaids we also have plain plaids of alpaca wool. As you might expect, these blankets have no print but consist of 1 color. We have them in different bright colors such as turquoise, yellow, red, pink and orange, but also in dark and less bright colors such as mint green, dark blue and dark green. The blankets are 165 cm wide and 230 cm long, great to wrap around you.
The alpaca blankets are personally selected by Rebecca. There is a strict selection on quality. Rebecca selects the products for her webshop on honesty. Everything is purchased directly from the local communities. So when you buy an alpaca blanket, you support the local population of Ecuador. Because the blankets are made in small numbers, there may be small differences in color, size or composition. But in general, these differences are so small that you can hardly see it.
Native alpaca throws
The native alpaca blankets are made of 70% alpaca wool, 20% cotton & 10% acrylic. This blend of raw materials ensures that the material is strong, warm and soft! This makes the blanket a very durable product.
All colors and motifs of the blankets are inspired by the South American style. They are cheerful and easy to combine. There is something for everyone, whether you love red or blue or yellow or green, it doesn't matter, we have it all! We list all motifs below, please note (almost) all motifs are available in multiple colours.
These plain alpaca blankets are made of 50% alpaca wool and 50% acrylic. This blend of raw materials provides a natural shine and is incredibly soft and warm! The bright colors immediately brighten up your interior. They are light in weight and slightly smaller than the native alpaca throws.
100% alpaca wool products
In addition to the colored blankets, we also have 100% alpaca wool products, including blankets. These alpaca wool products consist of natural shades and are made of 100% baby alpaca wool. These products are not painted or processed. Take a look here!
You would prefer to use your alpaca blanket 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, but that is of course not possible. At some point, it must or will be washed, but how do you do that best?
It is best not to wash the blankets but to let them air out. Alpaca wool is self-cleaning and by allowing the wool to air, any unpleasant odors disappear. But if there really is a stain, it is wise to wash the blanket. You can do this in the washing machine on a wool or hand wash program, preferably no higher than 30 degrees. Use washing powder with a neutral pH value or wool detergent. You can use fabric softener, but it is not necessary.
If you do not trust to put the blanket in the washing machine, you can also wash it by hand. For a hand wash, use cold water and wool detergent. Use plenty of water and don't rub. You can use fabric softener for wool. Remove the excess water from the blanket with your hands, but do not wring. Rinse with cold water and pat the blanket with a dry towel until most of the water is gone.
Finished washing and then what? It is very important to know that your woolen products should never be hung up to dry! And never put in the dryer! Instead, try to squeeze as much water out of the blanket as possible and let it dry flat over a drying rack or towel. Ironing the blanket is not necessary.
Shipping & Return Policy
Buy your alpaca blanket today and you will (usually) receive it the next day! We work together with PostNL and all orders are (usually) shipped the same day. This way you can enjoy your new acquisition super fast!
If the product is not completely to your liking, you can always return it. You can do this via a PostNL point in your area, the costs for returning are for the customer.
These beautiful alpaca blankets come from Ecuador, Rebecca buys them from the local communities that are located in the Andes Mountains. These blankets are forwarded to the Netherlands without an intermediary and eventually end up in our concept store in Zutphen.
Sometimes it is possible that a product is no longer available on the site, this is because we then have too little or no stock of it. Then the product goes offline for a while and when we have received new stock, we put the product back online. If you have a question or a product is still available, you can always contact us. It is possible that you can still order the product from the store!
Experience Ecuador at EcuaFina!
In Zutphen you will find our Travel concept store, here you will find many authentic products from Ecuador such as real Panama hats, hand-painted pottery from Cuenca, delicious avocado oil and much more! You will also find beautiful alpaca ponchos and alpaca scarves here. But don't worry, a lot is also online!