Whether you like to knit, crochet, or just love wearing alpaca we hope you'll find what you like here. They say that once you've gone alpaca, you never go back! Hats don't itch, sweaters are soft and comfortable, and, if you shop at Gorgeous, you are guaranteed chemical free naturally coloured alpaca products. The colours are produced from alpacas blending their yarns to create unique and lovely colours that will also blend with pretty much anything already in your wardrobe.

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This is a lovely soft yarn that knits/crochets beautifully, made from 75% alpaca / 25% wool. Comes in 50g balls. Also available in hanks.


Blend: 75% Alpaca, 25% wool

Meterage: 225m (245 yards) per 100g

Needle Size: 4.5mm (UK 7, US 7)

Tension: 21 sts x 27 rows


Washing instructions: can be handwashed or in a machine wool cycle at 20 degrees C


Care Instructions

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 20C using a wool delicate detergent. Can be spun at 400  RPM.

Gorgeous DK Yarn


50g (112m) Gorgeous DK Yarn (75% alpaca` / 25% wool)


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