Let this yarn take you away to the highlands of Peru. This sport weight yarn is made with 100% Peruvian Alpaca from the animals bred by local communities for generations. You will love holding and working with this super soft fiber that adds a subtle gradient look to your garment. Each purchase supports the local Peruvian shepherds and their families ensuring the continuation of this tradition.
Fiber Content: 100% Peruvian Alpaca
Weight: 100 grams (sport)
Length: 329 yards
Needle Size: US 3
Knitting Gauge:22 stitches per 4 inches
Care: Hand Wash
Peru’s heritage and culture of textiles artistry is one of the richest in the world. It all begins in the highlands where Alpaca and Wool shepherds tender their animals in the Peruvian Sierra, growing the fine hair and wool that helps to create beautiful and soft yarns for hand knitting.