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Suri Alpaca 4-Ply Marl

100% Natural Suri Alpaca 50g 225m 2/9Nm
SKU: SA-4ply-Marl Category:

£7.50

There are two alpaca fleece types, huacaya and suri. Huacaya, a crimpy fleece, is the most common.. The suri has a long fleece with non crimped locks and is known for its lustre and drape and accounts for only 5% of the world’s alpaca population. It is more difficult to spin because of its very low scale height but that gives it its lustre. and lovely drape.

These  yarns are made from natural white, natural black, natural fawn and natural brown suri fleeces

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Only British alpaca used in our yarns

Manufactured in the UK

Hand wash for best results

Description

These suri alpaca yarns are a 4-ply 2/9Nm, 50g skein, 225m approx and we suggest using 3.25mm needles 28stsx33rows or 3.5mm needles 24stsx33rows

They come in six marl variants using natural fibre shades. Composition is 100% superfine suri and spun fully worsted at a small mill in Dorset.

There are two alpaca fleece types, huacaya and suri. Huacaya, a crimpy fleece, is the most common.. The suri has a long fleece with non crimped locks and is known for its lustre and drape and accounts for only 5% of the world’s alpaca population. It is more difficult to spin because of its very low scale height but that gives it its lustre.

All of the suri fleece comes from alpacas farmed in Britain and was hand graded at our farm in Devon.

Reviews

  1. C Dawber

    I am happily knitting my way through one skein of each in a simple garter stitch shawl and it is a truly lovely experience! SO soft and silky, the yarn is easy to handle and drapes beautifully, it is very mindful. Lots of ‘bounce’ and It also smells gorgeous!

    • Chas Brooke

      Thank you for your lovely comments. We can only agree!

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