Drops Alpaca is an all time favorite made purely from soft alpaca
Availability date: 04/23/2019
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DROPS Alpaca is a lovely and soft yarn spun from 100% superfine alpaca.
The alpaca fibers used for DROPS Alpaca yarn balls have not been treated or exposed to any chemical treatment prior to the dyeing. They have only been washed and this highlights the fiber’s natural properties, while it also provides a better shape and texture quality.
DROPS Alpaca is spun from 3 strands with an extra twist to provide a durable surface.
It is available in many colours (more than 50!), from the vibrant ones to the more subdued. Solid, natural and mixed tones. Mixed tones have been manufactured by carding the dyed alpaca fibers together before spinning, which gives it a mix effect.
Its wide variety of colors makes of DROPS Alpaca the perfect choice to knit colorwork sweaters. For a simple long-sleeved sweater in size L you will need about 8 yarn balls.
With 2 yarn balls you can knit an easy hat, and with 4 you can complement the set with a cowl or a pair of mittens.
Garments made in DROPS Alpaca are lightweight and comfortable, super soft directly on the skin, and have a nice characteristic sheen.
Made in Peru
Composition: 100% Alpaca
Yarn Group: A (23-26 sts) / 5 ply / Sport
Weight/Length: 50 gr = 167 m approx
Recomended needle size: 2.5 - 3.5 mm
Gauge: 10 x 10 cm = 23 st x 30 rows
Hand Wash, max 30°C / Dry Flat / Feltable
|Ironing||At low temperature, maximum sole plate of 110 °C|
|Bleaching agents||Do not use bleaching agents|
|Tumble dryer||Do not tumble dry|
|Washing||Handwash at 30ºC|
|Recommended needle size||2,5mm - 3,5mm|