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NEW ** HAND SPUN BABY ALPACA

Beautiful balls of Baby Alpaca, lovingly hand spun

"Alpaca Baby" will be a regular stock item, and as the fleece is blended from several baby alpacas, consistency in quality, colour and specification is more assured. Priced at £8.95 per ball, this is competitive even against commercially spun Baby Alpaca yarn, making your hand spun sweater even more affordable. For kits of Glove & Lace Yarn
see bottom of the page

Baby Alpaca Gloves

For Glove and Lace Yarn & Kits
see bottom of page

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The yarn is available in six colourways and offered as Four-ply, Double Knitting or Aran equivalent in 93 metre (100 yard) balls

Glove & Lace Yarn is in 100 yard hanks

Kits supplied with needles & contrast

Baby Alpaca

 


Four of our regular customers have worked very hard to design a scarf from 3 balls of Alpaca Baby that we can make available as a free download. Please note that if you are knitting the Fairisle scarf and order 3 balls of Alpaca Baby, just let us know and we will send enough in the other colours for the pattern

Just click on each image and the pattern will download as a Word document for you to print and enjoy!

Fairisle Knitted Scarf
Winter Waves Knitted Scarf
Mistake Rib Knitted Scarf
Crochet Scarf

The Yarn

Baby Alpaca

 

Baby White Four-ply

 

 

Baby White Double Knitting

 

 

Baby White Aran

Baby Alpaca

 

Baby Beige Four-ply

 

 

Baby Beige Double Knitting

 

 

Baby Beige Aran

 

Baby Alpaca

 

Baby Grey Four-ply

 

 

Baby Grey Double Knitting

 

 

Baby Grey Aran

Baby Alpaca

 

Baby Mid-Brown Four-ply

 

 

Baby Mid-Brown Double Knitting

 

 

Baby Mid-Brown Aran

 

Baby Alpaca

 

Baby Dark Brown Four-ply

 

 

Baby Dark Brown Double Knitting

 

 

Baby Dark Brown Aran

 

Baby Alpaca

 

Baby Black Four-ply

 

 

Baby Black Double Knitting

 

 

Baby Black Aran


Glove & Plied Lace Yarn


Baby Alpaca Gloves

2 hanks main colour, 20 yards contrast colour & pattern for gloves & fingerless mittens
Gift wrapped. Needles optional. Stitch markers optional

Grey with White contrast £19.50

 

With 4 x 2mm wooden needles £22.00

Baby Alpaca Gloves

2 hanks main colour, 20 yards contrast colour & pattern for gloves & fingerless mittens
Gift wrapped. Needles optional. Stitch markers optional

White with Grey contrast £19.50

 

With 4 x 2mm wooden needles £22.00

Alpaca lace & glove yarn

2 hanks main colour, 20 yards contrast colour & pattern for gloves & fingerless mittens
Gift wrapped. Needles optional. Stitchs markers optional

 

Beige with Black contrast £19.50

 

With 4 x 2mm wooden needles £22.00

Alpaca lace & glove yarnXXAlpaca lace & glove yarn

2 hanks main colour, 20 yards contrast colour & pattern for gloves & fingerless mittens
Gift wrapped. Needles optional. Stitch markers optional

 

Brown with Beige contrast £19.50

 

With 4 x 2mm wooden needles £22.00

Alpaca lace & glove yarn XXxAlpaca lace & glove yarn

2 hanks main colour, 20 yards contrast colour & pattern for gloves & fingerless mittens
Gift wrapped. Needles optional. Stitch markers optional

Black with Beige contrast £19.50

 

With 4 x 2mm wooden needles £22.00


Stitch Markers - essential aids for gloves - £2.00 per set of four

Stitch Markers

Each set contains one lead marker with coloured bead and three identical markers without the bead. Choose from "Dragonfly" (shown with bead); "Hand Made"; "Heart", or "Made With Love"

Dragonfly

 

Hand Made

Heart

Made With Love

TENSION

When knitting with hand spun yarn, it is ESPECIALLY ESSENTIAL to knit a small tension square of 10cm x 10cm
and make a comparison with the number of stitches suggested. If you have too many stitches then use a larger needle;
too few, and you will need a smaller needle

The Four-ply thickness will knit on size 3.25mm needles (approximately 24 stitches to 10mm or 4 inches)

The Double Knitting thickness will knit on size 4mm needles (approximately 22 stitches to 10mm or 4 inches)

The Aran will knit on size 5mm needles (approximately 18 stitches to 10mm or 4 inches)

Glove & Lace Yarn for gloves knit on 2.00mm needles (approximately 24 stitches to 10mm or 4 inches)

Small sample cards are available of Alpaca Baby, just send an SAE to the address below