Composition: 74% Baby Suri Alpaca, 26% Silk
Yarn Weight: Lace weight
Yardage: Approx. 328 yards (300m) per 100g hank
This is a super light and airy yarn and can be worked at many different gauges. It produces gossamer-like items when large needles or hooks are used and soft, fluffy items at tighter gauges. It can also be carried with another yarn to add a delicate haze and to produce a surprisingly warm fabric.
Suggested Needle/Hook Sizes and Gauge:
Needle Size 3 - 4mm (US 2.5-6) needles and C -G hook
Gauge (stockinette stitch): 32sts x 40 rows over 10cm (4 inches) on 3.25mm (US 3) needles
Hand wash using a wool detergent, ideally below 30°C, avoid wringing and twisting. Dry flat out of direct sunlight, do not spin or tumble dry.
The wool used in this yarn is ethically produced from sheep that have NOT been mulesed.