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Alpaca Mist (Rose-Grey)

Alpaca Mist (Rose-Grey)


Type of Yarn

We love blending alpaca fibre to create new colours, and Alpaca Mist really is one of our proudest achievements. The yarn is a subtle blend of cream, grey and red British alpaca fibre and together they create a stunning shade of light rose grey. The yarn is incredibly versatile and is easy to wear with almost any colour! Alpaca Mist is a fantastic compliment to Alpaca Rain when combining two colours.

“This yarn is like spun unicorn fluff not alpaca, it is stunning! “

Yarn colour:
Purl’s 100% pure alpaca yarn is not dyed, all the colours are completely natural and the fibre is source from local breeders. Due to our yarn being completely natural colours there will be a variation in the different batches made depending on what colour fleece goes into each particular blend.

Yarn softness:
Our yarn is created using alpaca fleeces sourced mainly from farms in the South of England. Our own herd of 26 alpacas always go in the blend as well as fibre from farms we know and trust. We only use the finest fibre for our yarn and create a stunning and soft end product that is lovely to knit with and feels amazing to wear!

Yarn thickness:
Our yarn comes in two thicknesses; Fine and Medium. Fine is equivalent to Sports weight (this thickness is in between 4 ply and DK) and Medium is a Worsted weight (this thickness lies between DK and Aran).

Knitting tension:
Fine: 20 sts and 29 rows on 4 mm needles over a 10 cm square.
Medium: 17 sts and 24 rows on 5 mm needles over a 10 cm square.
We recommend always knitting a tension square to check your tension against the pattern you are working from and adjust needle size accordingly.

Fine: 50g ball, 126 yards/116 meters
Medium: 50g ball, 84 yards/77 meters

Please remember to select the type of yarn you would like to purchase (either Medium or Fine) from the drop down menu below.