Berroco Ultra Alpaca Chunky

Berroco Ultra Alpaca Chunky

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Berroco

BRUAC-7201

The perfect balance of luxurious super fine Alpaca and springy Peruvian Highland Wool! This 2- ply Chunky/Bulky weight yarn is delightfully soft and warm enough to keep you cozy on even the coldest days. Ultra Alpaca Chunky knits up quickly making it perfect for quick knits and gifts. You'll love the... Read More

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Color
Winter White 7201
Buckwheat 7204
Light Grey 7206
Salt & Pepper 7207
Cardinal 7234
Pitch Black 7245
Peat Mix 7277
Potting Soil Mix 7279
Redwood Mix 7281
Lavender Mix 7283
Oceanic Mix 7285
Blueberry Mix 7288
Charcoal Mix 7289
Tiger's Eye Mix 7292
Cerulean Mix 72170
Berry Pie Mix 72171
Indigo Mix 72182
Garnet Mix 72183
Emerald Mix 72184
Lunar Mix 72188
Barley 72189
Starry Night Mix 72193
Blue Spruce Mix 72194

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DH
05/09/2021
Donna H.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Berroco Ultra Alpaca Chunky

I love Paradise Fibers, everyone is helpful and kind. I am re-learning how to knit and they have been really sweet about suggesting yarns.

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Product Details

The perfect balance of luxurious super fine Alpaca and springy Peruvian Highland Wool! This 2- ply Chunky/Bulky weight yarn is delightfully soft and warm enough to keep you cozy on even the coldest days. Ultra Alpaca Chunky knits up quickly making it perfect for quick knits and gifts. You'll love the squishy fabric this yarn creates.

See the Worsted weigh version of this yarn HERE.

See more high-quality yarns from Berroco HERE.

See projects featuring this yarn HERE.

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Yarn details:

Weight: 5 / Bulky / Chunky

Texture:  2 Ply

Put up:  Twisted Hank

Fiber content: 50% Superfine Alpaca and 50% Peruvian Highland Wool

Unit weight: 3.5 oz / 100 g

Yardage: 131 yds / 120 m

Recommended needle size 10 (US) / 6 mm

Knitting gauge 3.5 stitches per inch, or 14 stitches and 20 rows in a 4 inch (10cm) square

Recommended hook size: L-11 (US) / 8 mm

Crochet gauge: 2.5 sc = 1", or 10 sc x 12 rows = 4" (10cm)

Care: Hand wash in cool water. Lay flat to dry.

Country of origin: Peru

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PLEASE NOTE:

We have partnered with Berroco to bring you a wide range of yarns. Your order of Berroco Ultra Alpaca Chunky Yarn will be drop-shipped from the Berroco in North Smithfield, Rhode Island USA. Please allow up to 3-5 business days for your order to be processed and shipped out. We will contact you with any shipping and tracking information for your order.

If your project is time-sensitive, please contact us regarding the current stock & shipping times of specific lines and colorways. You can call us at (509) 536-7746 or send us an email at sales@paradisefibers.com.

Patterns Using Berroco's Ultra Alpaca Chunky Weight Yarn:

The McKenna fingerless mitts in a the color Starry Night Mix 72193

McKenna
by the Berroco Design Team
Craft: Knit
Skill Level: Intermediate
Cost: Free
A pair of fingerless mitts featuring simple cable columns running up the back of the hand. These would also make great gifts!
Click Here to Download

The Diné Cardigan in the color Tiger’s Eye Mix 7292

Diné Cardigan
by Michele Wang
Craft: Knit
Skill Level: Intermediate
Cost: $8
A long silhouette paired with a simple textured stitch pattern sets this elegant knitted cardigan apart. Knit in a chunky weight yarn, this wardrobe staple, complete with pockets, is a quick knit.
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The Duchamp shawl in the color Garnet Mix 72183

Duchamp
by Brenda York
Craft: Knit
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: $6
A modular-knit wrap worked with dramatic texture.
Click Here to Purchase

Click here to view more patterns featuring Berroco Ultra Alpaca Chunky.

About Berroco:

Berroco has been producing quality yarn for 40 years but the company's roots actually go back centuries. From the Daniel Day Mill in 1809 to present-day Stanley Mill, six generations of Wheelocks have been continuously involved in the American textile industry. 

Warren Wheelock's great-great-great-grandfather, Jerry Wheelock, began the tradition by producing woolen cloth, an enterprise that would grow and change, enduring the test of time. In 1905, Stanley Wheelock established Stanley Woolen Mills, surviving the great depression, two world wars, and weathering the changing times and demands in the world of textiles. In 1968, the Wheelock family formed Stanley Berroco which was transformed into Berroco in 1987 by Warren Wheelock and his wife, Caroline. The new firm grew to become one of the largest importers of handknitting yarns, patterns, and supplies in the United States and Canada. 

Berroco is known for its high-quality yarns which widely range from traditional to novelty and are sourced from all over the world, including the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy, Turkey, Romania, Brazil, and Peru. Located on the site of the old Lonsdale Cotton Mill (1904) in North Smithfield, Rhode Island, Berroco continues its well-rooted family tradition of providing quality textiles at affordable prices. 

“Ever since we were teenagers we worked in the mill, doing various jobs, learning the business, so we got to know the people, and they knew us…” quote from 1994 interview with Philip, Arthur & Strickland Wheelock.