This lovely alpaca blend is beautifully spun in the UK to make knitting and crochet a dream, and as comfortable to wear as you can imagine. The colours are made from natural blends of yarn with no chemicals and no dyes.
Blend: 75% Alpaca, 25% wool
Size: 4/9Nm giving 225m (245 yards) per 100g
Ball size: 50g (112m)
Tension: Using 4.5mm (UK 7, US7) = 21 sts x 27 rows
Washing instructions: can be handwashed or in a machine wool cycle at 20 degrees C
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.