50% baby alpaca, 25% linen, 25% silk
Hand wash in cold or luke warm water.
A soft plied yarn with a slight gloss and gentle alpaca halo, containing slubs of undyed linen fibre which give a gentle marked effect when worked up. Suitable for wear by those allergic to wool, this yarn softens and fluffs with washing and wear. It creates a soft and drapey yarn which blocks extremely well since the fibre content is inelastic and does not spring back. Particularly good for scarves, shawls, and garments for use in spring-summer and summer-autumn periods.
This is the best alternative to cashmere I have come across. With the down-like halo of cashmere and a slight sheen from the silk, this yarn is much stronger than...
Composition: 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Silk Length: 100g = 600m / 656ydsSuggested Needle Size: 2mm for socks, 2.75 for garments, 3.25mm and up for laceGauge: 40 sts x 56 rows =...
Composition: 80% Alpaca, 20% Bamboo Length: 100g = 600m / 656yds Suggested Needle Size: 2mm for socks, 2.75 for garments, 3.25mm and up for laceGauge: 40 sts x 56 rows =...