An elegant undyed natural color yarn. Soft, drapey alpaca is even better with a little memory and body gained from the addition of 20% Merino wool.
yarn character: semi-worsted spun, two ply structure helps stitches open up in lace and is good for weaving, excellent for evening and luxury wear.
fiber content/care: 80% alpaca, 20% Merino. Pre-washed. Hand wash with low agitation, dry flat.
size: lace weight to light fingering 22-24 wpi/2800 yds per lb.
suggested needles: 0-5 (US)
gauge: 7 stitches per inch on size 2 (US) or 8.75 stitches per inch on size 2 (US)
skein length: approximately 275 yards/251 meters
skein weight: approximately 2 to 2.25 oz/56 g to 64 g
dye information: nearly all variants are undyed natural animal colors. A few have a small portion of Merino that was dyed-in-the-fleece with weak acid dyes.
batch numbers: AM2811, AM2817