Manos Del Uruguay Alpaca Heather yarn contains 70% wool and 30% Alpaca giving it a soft and heathery feel. The beauty of undyed, naturally-colored alpaca (and its softness) combines into a heathery sport-weight yarn.
Alpaca Heather is a gorgeous blend of wool and allpaca in three natural (undyed) colors (Toast, Beige and Grey) are sold in 100g hanks. Those bases are then hand dyed in their beautiful colors to create a tonal palette, perfect for colorwork. These nine colors are sold in 50g hanks.
Fiber Content: 70% Wool and 30% Alpaca Textured: Plied Ply: 3-ply Dye: Undyed / Hand dyed Put up: Winding required Yardage: Dyed: approx. 164 yds / 150 mts per 1.7oz / 50g Undyed/natural: 328 yds / 300 mts per 3.5oz / 100g Gauge: 24 - 28 sts = 4" / 10 cm Needle Size: US 3 - 5 / 3.25 - 3.75 mm Care Instructions: Hand wash in cold water. Dry flat.