This beautiful natural dark brown 4 ply yarn from our beautiful Suri alpaca can be used for hand-knitting or crochet using standard 4 ply knitting patterns.
Fibre: 100% Pure Alpaca from Calvin
Length: c.228m/100g Ball
This yarn has a good drape and a gentle lustre
Tension/Gauge Stitches: 28
Tension/Gauge Rows: 32
Recommended Knitting Needles: UK-10; US-3; mm – 3 ¼
Care: Hand wash Recommended. Dry Flat.
Hand washing: Use lukewarm water and a specialist wool detergent. Hair conditioner in the final rinse will add extra softness. When washing and rinsing squeeze the garment rather than rubbing. Gently squeeze out excess water before rolling in a towel. Lay flat to dry.
Washing machines: Modern machines with delicate programme at 20degC using a wool delicate detergent. Can be spun at 400rpm but it is always advisable to check first by washing a tension square and then checking the final dry size.