yarn - Alpaca Merino - Sweaterkits

By: Sweaterkits  09-12-2011
Keywords: Alpaca, Merino Wool

Made in Italy to our specifications the 60% merino wool and 40% superfine alpaca is available in 21 vibrant colours. Perfect for designing!

Why use alpaca?

Domesticated over 5,000 years ago in the South American Andes, alpacas have a cashmere-like fleece that was once reserved for Andean royalty. Today, alpaca is considered a luxury fiber with many unique qualities.

· extremely soft

· resistant to pilling

· lighter and warmer than wool

· long wearing

· has an excellent drape

· non-allergenic


50 grams per ball

110 meters / 120 yards

3 - 4 mm needles (US size 4 -7)

22 stitches = 10cm / 4 inches

Washing Instructions:

Hand wash and lay flat to dry.

Do not use bleach. Do not iron.

Keywords: Alpaca, Merino Wool

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