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Baby alpaca fibre is taken from the neck and nape of the animal and is often from the first shearing of an alpaca, giving you the softest, most beautiful fibre the animal is likely to produce.
Our Sugar Baby Alpaca is spun from this deluxe natural fibre and is produced in very limited quantities. Soft and fine, it’s amazing for more delicate knits and gives cashmere a run for its money!
The yarn comes from populations bred in the Andean Highlands, making the wool elastic and extremely strong.
Find out more about our Sugar Baby Alpaca.
What's it Like to Knit With?
The super soft alpaca fibres are gorgeous to knit with, just like a dream!
What Can I Make?
Perfect for any piece that benefits from lightness and drape. Our favourite items to knit with this are mittens, gloves, hats and sweaters. Its hypoallergenic and thermal properties also make it the best yarn for babies.
Works Well With These Stitches: Moss Stitch, Stocking Stitch
100% baby alpaca
116 metres (127 yards) per 50 gram ball. Double Knit | 16wpi
22 stitches + 28 rows per 10 cm / 4”
Suggested Knitting Needle Size
3.5mm - 5mm (US4-8)
Suggested Crochet Hook Size
3.5mm - 5mm
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