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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.
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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2,450 backers pledged $347,378 to help bring this project to life.

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Risks and challenges

As we learned during our first trial run, the largest obstacle was creating this transportation chain from the Andes Mountains to the US. We actually lost 60 sweaters when we were using a Peruvian postal service in our first shipment....... We have since switched to U.S. couriers and smoothed out our production process to make sure that we fulfill orders by the end of November (before all Holidays). We acknowledge that an unpredictable roadblock could happen, but we've traveled through a lot and are ready for it :)

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    Thank You

    We appreciate any and all support! We’ll mail you a swatch of our material (just to show you how soft this is), as well as a hand-signed thank you note from one of our Peruvian weavers.

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    Beanie

    Our beanie made out of SuperBaby Alpaca Wool (retail $55). It hugs your head :)

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    Our beanie made out of SuperBaby Alpaca Wool (retail $55). It hugs your head :)

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    Super Early Bird

    For our very first backers. Your choice of sweater (retail $140) + FREE BEANIE :)

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    Your choice of either sweater + FREE beanie (retail $140).

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    Crew Neck

    Our unisex crew neck design (retail $130).

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    Our unisex hoodie design (retail $140).

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    The Adventurer

    To keep you warm on your next adventure, get the crew neck and hoodie sweaters as well as the beanie ($325 retail).

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    The Adventurer - 2nd Delivery

    To keep you warm on your next adventure, get the crew neck and hoodie sweaters as well as the beanie ($325 retail).

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    The Adventurer - 2nd Delivery

    To keep you warm on your next adventure, get the crew neck and hoodie sweaters as well as the beanie ($325 retail).

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    The Adventurer - 3rd Delivery

    To keep you warm on your next adventure, get any two sweaters of your choice as well as the beanie ($335 retail).

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    The Drop

    For groups or stores, get a combination of any 5 sweaters and 5 beanies.

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    Build Your Own Sweater

    For our most enthusiastic supporters, we'll design a sweater exclusively for you. First, we'll Skype to figure out what style you're specifically looking for (hoodie, crewneck, quarter zip, poncho, etc...). Next, we'll send a package from Peru of different wool mixes and design options that you choose from. Everything is customizable, from the thickness of the collar to the taper of your exact dimensions. Once you dig the design, we'll weave up to three. Our Founder may come visit you too :)

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Funding period

- (35 days)