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Fiber Content: 100% Superfine Alpaca
Weight: Aran
Knitting Gauge: 4 - 4.75 sts = 1" on #7 - 9 needles (4.5mm-5.5mm)
Crochet Gauge: 11–14 sc = 4'' on I - K hooks (5.5 mm-6.5 mm)
Yards: 246
Grams: 100
Put Up: Hank
Care: Hand Wash/Dry Flat

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4.000000 out of 5 stars

Simply Alpaca Aran

$12.99 100g / Hank


You’d have to be an alpaca to get a more natural fiber, this is all of the compelling, next-to-skin softness of alpaca for the sustainably minded. The natural warmth of alpaca fiber combine with the heavier weight to create a wonderful yarn for luxuriously cozy garments and accessories that knit up in a trice. No dyes or bleach are used to process the yarn; a full spectrum of natural shades are created by meticulously sorting the fiber. As colors are naturally occurring, some variation from skein to skein is normal.
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1 out of 5 stars

Worst KP yarn I have ever used. First of all, it is NOT Aran, it’s definitely more like a DK weight. I’m used to KP yarn being slightly thinner than other brands but this isn’t even close to the proper weight categorization. But my biggest beef is that it splits extremely easily. I’m an advanced knitter and the project I made this out of looks like it was made by a beginner. About the only positive thing I can say about it is that it’s soft. Such a disappointment.

5 out of 5 stars

I love this beautiful soft yarn and am currently knitting up a sweater but it should be categorized as DK / light worsted, not as Aran. I use US6mm/4.00mm needles

4 out of 5 stars

This is definitely not aran weight yarn, more like DK. Pay attention to the yards per gram. Nonetheless, I used it for a baby blanket so gauge was not critical. It's soft, warm, and very voluminous when folded. Turned out beautiful.

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely, love this yarn! Bought color Alfonse, made cabled hat. It is very warm and soft.

5 out of 5 stars

This is a gorgeous, gorgeous yarn! I bought the dark grey Alexis shade, and am currently using it held together with a natural black pure alpaca yarn from my stash to create a bulky tweed cardigan. It's amazingly light and fluffy, and luxurious to knit with. I can't wait to wear this jacket. Wow. I'm going to purchase as much of this yarn as I can, in case it's only around for the short term.

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