What do you get when you mix super soft alpaca and strong Highland wool? A fabulously soft and squishy yarn which loves colour work, is easy to stitch, and brings joy to every stitch of your sweater, accessory or homeware project. A perfect blend of Highland wool and alpaca twisted into a staple 2 ply yarn.
Hank Weight: 100 g
Fibre: 50% Highland wool, 50% alpaca
Length: 150 m (164 yd) per 100 g ball
Tension / Gauge: 15-18 sts per 10 cm (4 in)
Needle Size: 4.5-5.5mm (US 7-9)
Care: Gently hand wash colours separately in cool water
Made In Peru
Yarn for stitchers at every stage of their crafting journey, made from 100% natural, sustainable fibres from renewable sources. &Make has a stunning full palette of cheerful brights and nuanced shades created by overdyeing a range of naturally light and dark coloured fibres.
With a choice of weights, you will find the perfect yarn for your crafting dreams: be it the plump, round stitches of the Super Bulky single-ply yarn which works up with satisfying speed, or the 2-ply Worsted made with a blend of soft alpaca and strong Highland wool which loves colourwork, or the 2-ply DK, with fantastically crisp stitch definition for those beautiful textured stitch patterns, these yarns are designed to bring joy to every stitch of your sweater, accessory or homeware project.
The first set of yarns for the Fibre Co.'s &Make range each include Fairtrade hard-wearing Peruvian Highland wool in the blend. This wool was recommended by the partner mill in Peru with whom The Fibre Co. have worked for nearly 20 years. We are proud to support the work of the fair trade suppliers of this wool and the inclusion of the Peru Fair Trade logo on &Make labels.