100% Alpaca wool (Baby Alpaca)
Alpaca Fino is an extremely fine and soft yarn made from 100% pure baby alpaca wool. Being a DK/light weight yarn, it lends itself for just about any cozy, soft knitting or crochet project. The yarn is spun for us in Peru and is available in 20 shades ranging from natural white to pale pink and bright yellow to dark grey.
Fibre: Cashmere ~ Mongolia | Mulberry Silk ~ China
Spun in Italy
Dyed in Italy
50 g ~ 100 m
1.76 oz ~ 109 yds
18 stitches, 26 rows to 4″ (10 cm)
Sweater in size small ~ 550g (11 hanks)
50 g ~ Hank
1.76 oz ~ Hank
Sport/dk, 4-ply yarn, super light weight, cozy, warm, soft and sensitive to the skin.
Hand-wash in lukewarm water or machine washable at a maximum temperature of 86° F (30° C) with a mild wool detergent.
Dry on flat surface, preferably on a terry towel, to keep its shape and avoid stretching.
Under no circumstances should you dry it directly on a heat source or in the blazing sun!
If needed, can be iron at the lowest temperature setting.
It is advisable to always order enough yarn to ensure you knit your entire project with yarn of the same dye batch. In case of doubt, please make a gauge sample immediately after receiving the yarn. This way, you may estimate whether you have ordered sufficient quantity and, if necessary, reorder directly.