Wheel of Alpaca
Sport, Light Worsted, DK 80% Acrylic, 20% Alpaca
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- Exciting things
- 80% Acrylic, 20% Alpaca
- 250 g (8.8 oz)
- Yarn Length:
- 940 m (1028 yds)
- Yarn Weight:
- Sport, Light Worsted, DK
- Recommended needles:
- 3.5 mm (US 4)
- Knitting gauge:
- 24 stitches, 32 rows to 10 cm/4"
- Recommended crochet hook:
- 4.5 mm (US 7)
- Crochet gauge:
- 20 stitches, 28 rows to 10 cm/4"
- Care instructions:
- Hand-wash at 30°C (86°F) / Do not tumble dry / Dry flat
The color possibilities that acrylic offers encounter the softest alpaca yarn creating Wheel of Alpaca, the most luxurious of our acrylic cake yarns.
Wheel of Alpaca is made out of 80% acrylic combined with 20% of alpaca. This blend will make acrylic lovers fall in love, and will definitely convert those who are not.
The color transitions are gradients, creating a beautiful ombré effect that ranges from earth and softer shades to bright and more intense colors.
If our other gradient cakes seemed a bit tricky to work with, this beautiful yarn is thicker and beginner friendly as you can either use 3,5 mm (US 4) knitting needles or a 4,5 mm (US 7) crochet hook to start crafting. Wheel of Alpaca is 940 m (1028 yds) of super soft fluffiness and will give you many hours of knitting and crochet coziness. One cake will be enough to knit or crochet scarves and shawls. Being so soft, Wheel of Alpaca can be used to craft any type of garment, as well as cozy blankets. Moreover, it will be a great alternative for people allergic to sheep's wool.
The whole range comes with our “easy start” pull-out tab, making it much handier to find the beginning of your skein.
Wheel of Alpaca is really the thicker gradient cake we have all been waiting for.
The yarn is OEKO-TEX® certified (no. 2276-367). Find more information about the certification at the https://www.oeko-tex.com/en/
Find patterns for this product here: Patterns (6)
I just finished a pullover in this and I absolutely love it. This yarn could pass for a blend with a lot more alpaca, it is fabulously soft. The drape is fabulous. It is warm and light. The yardage is pretty impressive--it takes awhile to get through a wheel. And the colors are really intense. I can't wait to use this again.
So darn SOFT!! The huge amount of yardage!! I'm a serious alpaca fan ...the only way this yarn could be better is if it had more alpaca content.
The colorways are truly yummy!!
This is a great value - especially on sale!! It handles well and doesn't split.
Another winner at Hobbii!!
I fell in love with this yarn instantly. It is SO SOFT despite only being 20% alpaca. The drape is amazing, and the gradient works up super smooth. Lovely for winter projects, I will be making a shawl out of my cake.
Brilliant yarn, thrilled with the colourway that I finally decided on. Nice to use, easy to frog. Very soft and warm. I used a 5mm hook for my sweater
Easy to work with when you can stop rubbing your face on it. It is sooooo soft. I will buy ut again and again. Worth the price