The Best Alpaca Wool Comforters Of 2019

Alpaca wool is one of the warmest fibers that can be used to fill comforters.

The wool also contains no lanolin so they are hypoallergenic and odorless. They have excellent moisture “wicking” properties. Body moisture is absorbed by the fiber, keeping sweat away to be released to the outside of the comforter.

Alpacas are kept in herds that graze in the mountains of Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Chile.

These are the best alpaca wool comforters I’ve found:

Ave Maria Alpaca Comforters (Peru): 400 Grams Wool Per Square Meter

Warmest Comforter: Alpaca Wool

Ave Maria is based in Lima, Peru and get their wool from alpacas naturally grazing in the ranges of the Andes Mountains in Peru, at altitudes of 3000 meters or higher above sea level.

The company says “no pesticides, chemicals, dyes, or bleaches are used, and the naturally dry and clean fill prevents dust mites and other allergens from settling in.”

The comforters come with a 100% organic cotton cover.

Alpaca wool weight: 400 GSM (grams per square meter)

Sizes and prices:

  • King — 104″ x 92″ (234 x 264 cm) — $345
  • Queen — 88 “ x 92″ (224 x 234 cm) — $330
  • Twin —  68 “x 88” (173 x 224 cm) — $280

The comforter are available here on Amazon.

Link: Ave Maria

Inca Fashions Alpaca Comforters (USA): 450 Grams Wool Per Square Meter

Inca Fashions makes comforters in the USA from imported fibers. They are a licensed provider of alpaca garments by the International Alpaca Association (IAA).

The company says “We use the warmest super fine alpaca instead of baby or royal baby alpaca, which can ball up or felt upon washing,”

Inca Fashions offers the heaviest alpaca comforters of the three listed here. Their Heavyweight Comforter offers 450 grams of fiber per square meter.

The comforters come with a 100% pima cotton sateen woven fabric (588 threads per inch) which is free of bleach, dyes and pesticides.

Size and prices:

These comforters available on Amazon.

Pacific Alpaca Comforters (New Zealand): 400 Grams Wool Per Square Meter

A company called Pacific Alpacas makes comforters in Central Otago, New Zealand.  The company sources  alpaca fiber from New Zealand breeders. The inner part of their duvets are made with 100% New Zealand alpaca fiber encased in a 400 thread count sateen cotton cover. The duvet ships with a “Certificate of Authenticity” and a cotton storage bag.

Of the three brands I recommend, these are the least expensive alpaca comforters by weight and size. However, the comforters must be shipped from New Zealand.

Alpaca wool weight: 400 GSM (grams per square meter)

Available sizes:

  • NZ Super King (265 x 210cm) – $258 USD ($395 NZD)
  • NZ King (245 x 210 cm) – $245 ISD ($375 NZD)
  • NZ Queen (210 x 210 cm) -$225 USD ($345 NZD)
  • NZ Single (140 x 210 cm) – $163 USD ($250 NZD)

A couple of these comforters are available on Amazon.

To order the comforters from New Zealand, I recommend this company: Good Creations

Update

I found a U.S grown and made Alpaca comforter on Etsy.

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