Baby alpaka wool ball BULKY 50g 50m needle 8 knit corchet yarn Nm 2/2 APU KUNTUR

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Pure precious alpaca - chunky and particularly supple

This 2-ply alpaca knit wool made of 100% pure alpaca yarn in baby alpaca quality for needle size 8 is distinguished by its incomparable fineness with an attractive yarn thickness. Ideal for knitting of garments with a rather rustic appearance such as thicker jumpers, chunky shawls, robust outdoor jackets, and knit coats. Also apt for warm ponchos, capes, and winter caps.
There is no limit to your creativity!

APU KUNTUR alpaca wool in baby alpaca quality is manufactured in Peru under strict human-ecological requirements. Rely on proven quality since only the finest fibers comply with our high-quality standards and are used in our yarns.
Our knit yarn is OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certified.
(Exempt is color black 01)
This can be seen and felt while knitting. Just try it yourself!
Available in 11 amazing colors.

Material: 100% Alpaca (Baby Alpaca)

  • knits quickly and evenly
  • skin-friendly
  • hardly splits or pills
  • hand wash cold with special wool detergent
  • don't wring or tumble, lay flat to dry
  • yardage: 50g - approx. 50m = Nm 2/2
  • twined two-fold
  • recommended needle size: 8
  • gauge: 10cm*10cm = 17 rows, 15 stitches
  • approximate needed quantity: ladies/M = 850g, gents/M = 1050g, 10 years = 550g
  • weight: 50g

All available colors:
  • 01 black
  • 02 red
  • 08 green
  • 16 fuchsia
  • 19 petrol
  • 34 rose mélange

Guaranteed undyed natural shades:
  • N100 ecru
  • N110 beige
  • N120 light brown
  • N150 light grey
  • N160 medium gray

The term baby alpaca does not imply that the used fiber stems from little alpaca babies. It is rather a quality feature and characterizes the fineness of the fiber. Adult animals that have such a fiber quality are the most precious animals.

Get inspired by our baby alpaca yarn: wearing comfort, optical properties, as well as the silky sheen and technical advantages such as moisture regulation, speak for themselves. Because: alpaca is a so-called intelligent fiber. As a hollow fiber, it is temperature-compensating and can be processed in a much thinner quality than sheep wool or other natural fibers. Based on this unique temperature-compensation it can likewise be worn in winter as in summer. It does not itch nor crease and is apt for delicate and sensitive skin. Since alpaca wool does hardly contain any lanoline (wool fat) it is particularly apt for allergics. Thanks to its smooth fiber texture it is hardly prone to pilling or felting.

This article is also available in 5 pack units.

Did you know?
Alpaca is the "gold of the Andes" and has been preserved in ancient times only for the Inca royals. It has hence been called the "fleece of the Gods".
Nowadays alpaca wool is appreciated by designers all around the world as one of the most precious wool fibers and is more and more utilized. Only a few years ago cashmere has been deemed the noblest wool quality but many connoisseurs discover the soft and elegant natural fiber alpaca and appreciate its extraordinary characteristics.

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