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Hand knitted pilot caps in the softest organic baby alpaca. Beautiful snug fit with soft stretchy ties to keep the bonnet secure on baby's head. Baby alpaca fibre on a baby's head = the best smell in the world!
Baby alpaca fibres are incredibly soft and lightweight. It is known for providing super insulation due to the microscopic air pockets in the fibres, therefore it keeps you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. The same air pockets make the fibres feel as light as air and yet the fibre is very strong, meaning it lasts longer than most other similar fibres like wools, cashmere and silk. With care, my alpaca Copenhagen garments will become heirloom pieces that you will pass down through the generations.
The importance of a bonnet: A newborn babies head is relatively large compared with the rest of its body which means that the heat loss through the head is significant. A bonnet helps to keep baby's temperature stable. It also protects the baby from the surrounding noise of the environment. A fitted bonnet also massages the baby's head in a soothing way similar to the effect of the womb during pregnancy. Ruskovilla Finland
Sizes: 56 (newborn), 62 (2-6m), 74 (6-12m), 86 (12-24m)
Colours: Natural, Light Brown *undyed natural alpaca fibre; Lavender Melange, Teal (Low impact dyes).
my alpaca Copenhagen garments are handmade by skilled and organised groups of Peruvian women, following strict quality standards. They train and work with groups of women, promoting better livelihoods for them and their families. They use only fair-trade practices.
Care: wash only when required. Handwash in cool water with gentle wool shampoo, press moisture out in a towel, reshape and dry flat.