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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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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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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.

5 out of 5 stars

This yarn is wonderfully soft I love the natural color range. It's definitely a little lighter than an Aran like other reviews have said, but I didn't find it as dramatic a difference as some. I swatched for a shawl on size 6-9 needles and found 9 was the biggest I could go for something that I'm ok with being a bit airy & drapey. If i was aiming for a tighter neater stitch, I would have been much happier with the swatch with size 7 needles. I'm working on the shawl now so I can't speak to how the yarn holds up over time but it's a dream to knit with.

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