Ainsworth and Prin – Alpaca and Silk 4 Ply
£14.00 – £19.00
Soft and silky alpaca made even more silky with the addition of, well, silk. Alpaca is lighter and softer than wool and has a beautiful drape but lacks its elasticity. The silk adds strength and a gentle sheen to the yarn which makes the most beautiful shawls and scarves and is brilliant for lace work.
Ball weight and length – 100g./400 m.
Tension – 28 stitches and 38 rows to 10 cm/4 inch square
Recommended needle – 3.25mm
Fibre – 70% Alpaca, 30% Silk
Washing – Hand wash only using a gentle detergent.
Burnt Honey, Cheeky Monkey, Dark Arches, Duster, Faded, Forest Walk, Greenfinch, Hellebore, Linnet, Marshmallow, Miss Maggie, Mistle, Navy Lark, pale november, Pink Tiger, Red Currant, Rhubarb Fool, Sea Spray, Shoreline, Slate, Smoked Aubergine, Tina Sparkles, Undyed