These winter knit hats are 30% alpaca, 70% recycled polyester. The pom pom is 100% alpaca.
Alpaca wool is blended with acrylic. Artisans blend their alpaca wool with acrylic to make the garments easier to wash without the stress of having to take it to be dry cleaned.
Alpaca wool is hypoallergenic, so people with wool allergies won’t get a reaction to alpaca wool. (Wool allergies are usually caused by a reaction to a compound called lanolin that naturally occurs in wool, but alpaca wool doesn’t contain lanolin.