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A handmade alpaca wool sweater from the Andes Mountains. Softer than cashmere, as warm as polar bear fur, and less than 10 oz.
A handmade alpaca wool sweater from the Andes Mountains. Softer than cashmere, as warm as polar bear fur, and less than 10 oz.
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Landed in the US! Update for all November backers

Posted by PAKA (Creator)
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Hey fam,

The flight arrived yesterday from Peru! They were going to deliver the shipment via a courier service, but it wouldn't have arrived until Thursday, so I rented a U-Haul myself and drove up to Washington DC today to get your sweaters :)

(I promise I only crashed the U-Haul twice)

We have a great team at our distribution center who will be sending out all packages over the next few days. You'll receive an email with a tracking # as soon as your package is sent out!

Much love and happy holidays,

- PAKA team

Clint Roberson, Mike, and 46 more people like this update.

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    1. Amos
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      I have yet to receive my rewards or my tracking number for that matter. Please advise.

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      Joyce Saadi on

      Thrilled to have received the hoodie and beanie today. Absolutely gorgeous, soft, well-made, and not itchy. My only regret...I ordered for my son and not for me. Time to order mine! Thank you so much for bringing these beautiful garments to us, and thank you for developing this cottage industry. xxoo.

    3. debby kramer on

      Woot! We received our hoodies and beanies today and are THRILLED! They are BEAUTIFUL!
      We are of various sizes, shapes, sexes, and ages. Our PAKA's fit everyone very nicely, are very comfortable, and are of amazing quality! AWESOME JOB PAKA TEAM!

    4. Tim Rezgalla
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      on

      Have a happy Xmas Kris...hope the Jan batch saves you any u haul hassle & well done on getting the 1st lot out!

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      Joyce Saadi on

      Any word when other November customers will get sweaters? I haven't received an e-mail yet with any tracking information but I was hoping to get a delivery this week. I live in Maryland. Any info? (I ordered a hoodie and beanie) Thanks!

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      Gilberto Baez on

      Got mine today. The hoodie is so nice!!!!!!!! I love it!!!!!

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      Brenda Roy on

      HI kris ! You have definitely held up to your part in regards to delivering sweaters. Sometimes Mother Nature puts a hiccup in ones plans. Hold true to your heart . Enjoy the holidays and I will have another sweater to keep me warm. (PAKA Pride ) luv ya �

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      Hendrik on

      Thanks for the update, it seems the project is progressing well!!

    9. Dana Pierce on

      Thank you so much for everything!!

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      Bryson on

      Welcome to the District! Very excited about the sweaters!

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      Emily O'Brien on

      Can we change our shipping addresses if we are leaving Charlottesville for Winter break before the sweaters arrive? If not is there a place we can pick them up in Charlottesville tomorrow instead of you shipping us to the address?