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Brushed Alpaca Throw

Brushed Alpaca Throw

by Shupaca

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  • Materials: 80% alpaca wool, 20% acrylic. Hypoallergenic
  • Care: Dry cleaning is recommended. Hand wash in cold water and lay flat to air dry. Use a low dryer setting for 10 minutes for maximum fluffiness. Maintain throw by brushing with a soft bristle brush in the same direction of the alpaca fiber. Iron on low in the same direction
  • Brushed surface is cozy and soft to the touch
  • Alpaca has moisture wicking properties and a natural insulating core keeping you warm without weight
  • Alpaca wool has a unique natural crimp that makes it elastic as well as durable
  • Alpaca organic fiber is sustainable and eco-friendly
  • Made in Ecuador
  • Dimensions: 45" x 70" x 0.03"
  • Weight: 1 lb
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4.5 avg. (32 reviews)

01/06/2020 by W
This item is both pretty and practical and my wife really liked it.
Grommet always meets expectations!
01/04/2020 by Marilyn Hoadley
First I ordered the green and blue throw and it was beautiful but I returned it and replaced it with the brighter throw. I considered that the person to whom I was sending this Christmas gift would like the brighter colors. I bought several Christmas gifts from the Grommet. All were happily received. It has been a pleasure to see the Grommet grow over the years.
Very nice
11/15/2019 by Carole
Very nice and warm. Its a Xmas gift.
10/19/2019 by Lynn
I love this Throw, Light weight and warm
07/07/2019 by Donna
Lightweight as it’s very thin. It is warm, though. The worse thing is the shedding. It sheds all the time. I don’t know what’ll happen after I wash it. Even if this were half the price, it’s not worth it.
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An alpaca throw from Shupaca is a luxe-looking upgrade to the typical fleece blanket tossed on the couch. Brushed alpaca wool feels silky-soft and warm and is hypoallergenic, lightweight, and breathable, so you can get cozy without feeling overheated. The modern finish of the blanket is one you’ll be happy to have on display at home. Each blanket is handcrafted in Ecuador by artisans using traditional wooden looms, who are paid fair wages.


An alpaca throw from Shupaca is not your typical couch-surfing blanket. From how one is made to how it looks—and, of course, how it feels—it is a super-soft and extra-special way to get cozy.

Makers Lori and Andrew Schuster work directly with craftspeople in South America to ensure each is paid fairly and directly for their work creating all of Shupaca’s alpaca goods. The throw blankets are made in the Pichincha region of Ecuador, where alpacas are an honored animal. When the alpacas are treated to an annual shearing, the unprocessed wool is woven on traditional wooden looms that have been used in the area for centuries.

Besides its silky softness, alpaca wool is a great choice for a blanket because it’s hypoallergenic, lightweight, durable, and breathable. And did we mention the softness? There’s zero itchiness here, unlike with other wool. Though the throws are made with decidedly old-school methods, the finished result is anything but dated. It has a modern vibe that—paired with snuggly warmth—makes for a blanket you’ll always want to have within reach. more Their Story