Alpaca wool is one of the warmest and softest in the world. Although it is fine and light, it is three times stronger and seven times warmer than sheep’s wool. It makes a high quality product, light and soft which is a pleasure to work with and to knit in the wide variety of colors we offer.
Alpaca fiber does not contain lanolin, a component found in sheep's wool which can cause skin irritation and allergies. Therefore, it is an excellent alternative for people who are allergic to lanolin.
|Fiber content||Yarn weight/
|Needle size US/UK||Crochet hook
(4 inch. /10 cm.)
|100% Alpaca||2: Fine/
|100 gr.||400 yd./
|3-4/2.5-3.5mm.||G/3-4 mm.||26 sts. x 35 rows with 4 US/3.5 mm needles|
Cleaning: Hand wash in cold water with neutral or baby shampoo. In the washing machine with the option “handwash” Maxi. temperature: 20º C. Dry cleaning. Spinning 400tr/min max. Flat dry.
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