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Hand dyed here in Cambridge this is a variegated yarn that is deliciously supersoft !
This is a softer looking variegated colourway – see an image of an example of it knitted up in the gallery (Ocean of Green)
Baby Merino 4 ply is a beautiful blend of baby alpaca and merino wool in a standard 4 ply weight.
Baby Alpaca is one of the most luxurious fabrics in the world. It is incredibly warm, light weight and strong. It has hypoallergenic properties, it contains no lanolin, which makes the fibre safe to wear if you have skin allergies. Alpaca is said to be three times warmer than sheep’s wool, the fibres have excellent insulation properties whilst remaining light and breathable. The 21 micron merino fibre is extremely fine, it has natural elasticity which helps a garment stretch yet return back to its original shape and is also lovely and warm.
Baby Merino 4 ply is especially suited to weaving, knitting and crochet; making scarves, shawls, wraps, baby and adult garments.
Composition: 50% Baby Alpaca, 50 % Merino (21 micron)
Meterage: 400m (437 yds) per 100g
Yarn Weight: 4 Ply
Hank Size: 100g
Care Instructions: Hand wash using a wool detergent ideally below 30⁰C, avoid wringing and twisting. Dry flat, do not sun dry, spin or tumble dry.
The merino used in this yarn is from South America where the practice of mulesing is not used.