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1. Alpaca fiber is collected from local small farms in La Paz, Bolivia.


2. Alpaca fiber is separated and cleaned to start the weaving process. Baby Alpaca fiber that comes from the softest parts of the alpacas is



3. After the process is finished, the baby alpaca wool is ready for knitting.


Made in Bolivia and sourced locally Yapa knits are and traceable farm to finish. Starting with the wool that comes from a spinning mill which collects their fiber from small alpaca farms in the highlands to the knitters, mostly women, who choose to knit our pieces either at home or in our workshop, benefiting from stable living conditions and fair wages.

We are proud to produce close to the origin of our raw materials.