Wearing an item made of Silkpaca is like wearing a cloud! This yarn is 70% baby alpaca and 30% silk, which makes it 100% luscious. Soft, silky, with just a bit of a halo. Despite being a thin yarn, it is plied and sturdy- perfect for lace projects and very special objects that are sure to become precious heirlooms.Great for lace, shawls, scarves and diaphanous garments.
Mechita is a fingering-weight, beautifully-dyed single-ply superwash yarn. Soft and rich lighter yarn, perfect for shawls, scarves, garments, accessories, baby and kids items, lace, cables, textured stitches.
Malabrigo is a family owned yarn company located in Uruguay and they have developed a line of Hand-Dyed yarns of incredible softness and wonderful color variations. Their products are made out of the softest fibers available and inspired by nature, as well as landscapes, places, art and day-to-day life. Malabrigo produces yarn because they are passionate about it. They believe in the pleasure of knitting with good-quality, carefully designed, subtly dyed yarns and in the joy of wearing whatever is made out of them. All of the wool produced in Uruguay is mulesing-free.
**Yarn is hand dyed, so you can expect variation from skein to skein. It is recommended that for larger projects in the same color, you should knit in stripes, alternating skeins every 2 rows.
Fiber Content: 70% baby alpaca, 30% silk
Per Skein: 384 meter / 420 yards
Unit Weight: 50 g / 1.76 ounces
Gauge: sts = 10 cm / 4 inches
Needle size: 3.25-5.0 mm / US 3-8
Care Instructions: Gentle handwash, cold water, dry flat
Country: Uruguay and Peru