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The Alpaca Advantage

THE ALPACA ADVANTAGE

Our alpaca sweaters use the finest Peruvian alpaca and fiber blends.
Once reserved for Inca royalty, alpaca is one of the world's luxury fibers,
lighter and warmer than wool, silky soft to the touch.

Alpaca Sweaters

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Our kimono-inspired cardigan is a polished alternative to a jacket. Links knit of soft, woolen-spun royal alpaca (the finest alpaca available), the minimal silhouette is casually easy, with a clean placket, patch pockets, drop shoulders and relaxed ¾-sleeves.
  • XS-XL
  • Fit: Relaxed
  • 100% Woolen royal Alpaca
  • Handwash/Dry Clean
  • Made in Peru
  • 26"
    Sale Price Colors: Coal, Pimento, Amethyst.
  • The Boyfriend Cardigan is knit in a tweed of frothy spun and textural bouclé yarns with a deep v-neck, patch pockets and rib knit trim; pima (40%), baby alpaca (36%), nylon (21%) and wool (3%).
  • XS-XL
  • 5 Shell Buttons
  • Fit: Relaxed
  • Pima Cotton (40%), Baby Alpaca (36%), Nylon (21%), Wool (3%)
  • Dry Clean Only
  • Made in Peru
  • 26"
  • The cropped cardigan is light-as-a-whisper in a frothy, semi-sheer knit of baby alpaca (60%), nylon (35%) and merino wool (5%). Styled with a shawl collar, ¾-sleeves and a gathered, flyaway back peplum.
  • XS-XL
  • Fit: Classic
  • Baby Alpaca (60%), Nylon (35%), Merino Wool (5%)
  • Handwash/Dry Clean
  • Made in Peru
  • 18"
    Sale Price Colors: Black, Desert Rose
  • Reversing from leafy Florentine scrolls (shown) to fine-scale floral medallions in neutral tones of grey and ivory, the cardigan is a double-face knit of pima (44%), royal alpaca (39%) and silk (17%). Effortlessly chic, with slim, full-length sleeves, a clean placket and angular hem that cascades longer at the sides.
    Blissfully frothy, our links knit pullover, is woolen-spun royal alpaca—the ultimate grade of alpaca. Easy and relaxed, with open neckline and drop shoulders.
  • XS-XL
  • Fit: Relaxed
  • 100% Woolen Royal Alpaca
  • Handwash/Dry Clean
  • Made in Peru
  • 20"
    Sale Price Colors: Stone, Coal, Port, North Sea
  • Our long links cardigan is a soft alternative to a jacket, in luxe baby alpaca (70%) and silk (30%). Shawl collar; buttonless placket; ¾-sleeves.
  • XS-XL
  • Fit: Classic
  • Baby Alpaca (70%), Silk (30%)
  • Handwash/Dry Clean
  • Made in Peru
  • 30"
    Sale Price Colors: Malt, Carmine, Navy.
  • An ultra-chic essential, the tunic is knit of sublimely soft, woolen-spun royal alpaca. Rolled neck; drop shoulders; dolman sleeves. Extra-long rib knit trim at the cuffs and hem create a soft blouson shape.
  • XS-XL
  • Fit: Relaxed
  • 100% Woolen Royal Alpaca
  • Made in Peru
  • 29 1/2"
    Sale Price Colors: Ivory, Pimento, North Sea
  • Colorful patterns from an Indian festival costume adorn this sophisticated, classic-fitting knit coat in black alpaca. Artisan intarsia knit for drape and flow.  The 48
    Masterful use of color is Kaffe Fassett's trademark, and this gorgeous oversized kimono is a stunning example. Soft midtones are tweeded and used in complex combinations on this kilim-inspired art knit.  Bordered in an intriguing pattern at the cuffs and 27
    The birthday present that started it all, the design behind the creation of Peruvian Connection. Long lined and irresistible as ever in pure alpaca, lavished with luxe alpaca fur trim. Rib knit through the waist for an hourglass fit; hook closures.
    Our dramatic portrait collar pullover rib-knit in luxurious royal alpaca fits snug to the body and drapes across the shoulders. Black or Cream.
    Our graphic knit jacket of boiled baby alpaca (70%) and wool (30%) is patterned after an Andean weaving. In black and limestone, with solid knit sleeves, blanket-stitched edges and an exaggerated shawl collar with two-button closure to create an asymmetrical draped neckline.
  • XS-XL
  • 2 Horn Buttons (at neck)
  • Fit: Classic
  • Baby Alpaca (70%), Wool (30%
  • Handwash/Dry Clean
  • Made in Peru
  • 24"
  • The perfect snuggle-up layer for winter, our felted knit coat is a soft embrace of plush alpaca (93%) and polyamide (7%). Colorblocked in taupe and black with burnt orange striping, it's scaled easy and oversized, with a deep hood, drop shoulders and pockets. The minimalist, buttonless silhouette is left unlined so you can feel the fiber's softness.
    Knit easy and oversized, the links stitch cardigan is a luxurious layering piece. Knit of frothy, woolen-spun royal alpaca, with drop shoulders, patch pockets, shawl collar and deep back vent. Marble or Black.
    Our bohemian-chic kurta warms up the season in soft woolen royal alpaca. Bas-relief cables add beautiful dimension to the placket and slightly belled sleeves. Exposed seaming, rolled edges and a split neck with ties enhance the '60s vibe. Marble or Black.
    Versatile enough to go from day to night, our airy lace cardigan is stylishly cropped to 15-1/2'' in length and edged in crocheted scallops. Knit of baby alpaca.
    Knit entirely by hand by artisans, the collectible sweater-vest is a substantial intarsia stitch in a paneled patchwork of striped diamond motifs.  Colored in versatile hues of black, grey, poppy, indigo, sage, lilac, amber, burgundy and violet.  The buttoning silhouette has a slight v-neck, handcrochet trim and picot-edging scalloping at the hem.
    The Aster Blue cardigan is knit in a textural honeycomb of frothy baby alpaca (49%), nylon (29%), pima (18%) and wool (4%). Saddle shoulders; patch pockets.
  • XS-XL
  • 6 Horn Buttons
  • Fit: Classic
  • Baby Alpaca (49%), Nylon (29%), Pima Cotton (18%), Wool (4%)
  • Handwash/Dry Clean
  • Made in Peru
  • 29"
  • This downy-soft cardigan is a cozy alternative to a jacket. Knit of frothy spun baby alpaca (56%), nylon (33%), Lycra (6%) and wool (5%). Buttonless placket; shapely back peplum.
  • XS-XL
  • Fit: Semi-Fitted
  • Baby Alpaca (56%), Nylon (33%), Lycra (6%), Wool (5%)
  • Handwash/Dry Clean
  • Made in Peru
  • 30"
  • Our long, lean, boot-length cardigan is full fashion knit in a pared-down silhouette of baby alpaca (70%) and wool (30%), with a buttonless placket and banded trim.
    Our contemporary spin on the classic Aran cable knit, in exotically soft, woolen-spun royal alpaca. Styled with ribbed t-neck, saddle shoulders and extra deep side slits.
    Large-scale chrysanthemums form a twilight garden in black and blue. Loomed in a substantial, heathery blend of alpaca (88%), polyamide (6%), nylon (5%) and wool (1%) yarns, this cuddly-soft knit coat is styled with a buttonless shawl placket, drop shoulders and patch pockets.
  • XS-XL
  • Fit: Classic
  • Alpaca (88%), Polyamide (6%), Nylon (5%), Wool (1%)
  • Handwash/Dry Clean
  • Made in Peru
  • 31"
  • Primitive folk art flowers climb the lacy charcoal ground of this magnificent work of art cardigan. Superbly handcrocheted of alpaca (70%), wool (15%) and pima (15%) in vegetal-dye shades of plum, teal, jade, dusty rose and merlot. Finished with a v-neck and scalloped hem.
    Epitomizing cozy glamour, our blanket coat in felted alpaca (93%) and polyamide (7%) is knit easy and oversized. Minimally styled with drop shoulders, buttonless placket and pockets; unlined.
    Lush baby alpaca fur adds a super-luxe accent to the funnel-neck poncho. Horizontally rib knit of Black baby alpaca and detailed with hidden snaps to form wide, bracelet-length sleeves.
  • S/M, L/XL
  • 2 Hidden Snap Buttons
  • 100% Baby Alpaca; Trim- 100% Baby Alpaca Fur
  • Handwash/Dry Clean
  • Made in Peru
  • Plush alpaca (93%) and polyamide (7%) are knit then felted into a soft, snuggly cover-up for blustery days. Finished with a scrunchy funnel neck and rolled edges. Complete your wintry ensemble with the matching gloves and hat.
    A frothy confection in woolen royal alpaca for unbelievable softness. Nicely detailed with a curving, asymmetrical collar, princess seams and and a three-button placket.
    Vining mandalas in rich hues of maple and indigo trace our refined, double-faced cardigan. Jacquard knit of baby alpaca (67%), wool (29%) and cotton (4%), then felted for a substantial jacket-like appeal. Cleanly styled with a stand collar, v-neck, patch pockets and piped knit trim.
  • XS-XL
  • 3 Horn Buttons at Waist
  • Fit: Classic
  • Baby Alpaca (67%), Wool (29%), Cotton (4%)
  • Handwash/Dry Clean
  • Made in Peru
  • 30"
  • Melding comfort with all the colors of the moors, our cardigan is knit of hand-painted yarns of alpaca (92%) and wool (8%). Exaggerated collar, patch pockets; buttonless placket.
    Intricate linework traces our cardigan in sophisticated tones of black on grey baby alpaca. A chic jacket alternative, with black piping at the neck and zippered placket.
    A peplum hem gives the jewel-neck pullover its appealing hourglass shape. Lofty and lightweight in baby alpaca (60%), nylon (35%) and merino wool (5%).
  • XS-XL
  • Fit: Fitted
  • Baby Alpaca (60%), Nylon (35%), Merino Wool (5%)
  • Handwash/Dry Clean
  • Made in Peru
  • 25"
    Sale Price Colors: Natural, Smoke Blue
  • The season's must-have piece—a contemporary knit jacket of boiled baby alpaca (70%) and wool (30%). Graphically patterned in black and taupe with pops of henna, it's styled with blanket-stitched edges and an exaggerated shawl collar with two-button closure at the neck to create an asymmetrical draped neckline.
  • XS-XL
  • 2 Horn Buttons
  • Fit: Classic
  • Baby Alpaca (70%), Wool (30%)
  • Dry Clean Only
  • Made in Peru
  • 26"
  • Our bestselling pullover in woolen-spun baby alpaca royal, the finest grade of alpaca. Unbelievably light and lofty, these luxe, versatile henleys are full-fashion knit with a convertible mock neck, deep ribbed cuffs and contemporary exposed seams.
  • XS-XL
  • Fit: Classic
  • 100% Woolen Royal Alpaca
  • Handwash/Dry Clean
  • Made in Peru
  • 26"
    Sale Price Colors: Henna Red, Ivory, Amethyst.
  • Stenciled Japanese florals form a shadowy web in graphic black on taupe. The polished cardigan is double jacquard knit in a soft, lightweight blend of pima (46%), baby alpaca (40%) and nylon (14%), with a clean knit edge, buttonless placket and patch pockets.
  • XS-XL
  • Fit: Classic
  • Pima (46%), Baby Alpaca (40%), Nylon (14%)
  • Handwash/Dry Clean
  • Made in Peru
  • 30"
  • Winter's coziest layer is a striking statement piece as well. Double jacquard knit of felted baby alpaca (70%) and wool (30%), the grey and charcoal cocoon vest showcases large-scale florals from a Russian folk painting. Detailed with an exaggerated shawl collar, deep back pleat and blanket-stitched trim. Gorgeous belted or left to float free.
    Diamonds in red clay and peat subtly pattern our chic tunic-dress. In a soft, felted jacquard of baby alpaca (66%), wool (28%) and pima (6%), with ¾-sleeves, pockets and a drop waist with side gathers.
  • XS-XL
  • Fit: Classic
  • Baby Alpaca (66%), Wool (28%), Pima Cotton (6%)
  • Handwash/Dry Clean
  • Made in Peru
  • 32"
  • As part of the grand opening celebration for our new location in New York City, we're debuting a limited run of one-of-a-kind dog sweaters, handknit by Peruvian artisans from an array of colorful alpaca yarn.  Each will be unique, in sizes to suit pups Yorkie small to Labrador large. All proceeds from these special sweaters will benefit the Humane Society of New York.
    $49.00-$79.00
  • XS-XL
  • 100% Alpaca
  • Handwash/Dry Clean
  • Made in Peru
    XS,S $49; M,L,XL $79
  • The luxe capelet is knit in wide ribs of alpaca fur and baby alpaca yarns.
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    Alpaca Sweaters & Cardigans:

    Some of our most beloved items are alpaca sweaters. These incredibly soft women’s sweaters are exactly what you need when you’re looking for warm sweaters that are beautifully made and full of color, texture and pattern. Our alpaca

    cardigans and baby alpaca cardigans are ideal for an added layer of warmth when Fall’s cooler temps settle in, and our knit sweaters, Peruvian sweaters and alpaca wool sweaters deliver unmatched warmth and softness—even more so than cashmere. We always have lightweight sweaters—and Spring sweaters, seasonally—that are a lighter option for just-right warmth.

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