Beautiful Suri Alpaca blended with Blue Faced Leicester, dyed in a range of gorgeous colours.
Town End Alpaca Yarns in Cumbria supply the Suri Alpaca which when mixed with the best Blue Faced Leicester creates a stunningly soft, silky and lustrous yarn, maximising the special qualities of both fibres. Spun to a 10/2Nm lace weight this yarn is perfect for knitting crochet and weaving,
The yarn is delicate and requires gentle handling when being washed, but it is strong enough to use as warp and its light twist makes it perfect for knitting. It will full or felt easily but this can be used to advantage especially when used in weave structures with a non shrinking yarn to produce fabulous soft textures and shapes. It works beautifully with silk.
Hand wash knitted items carefully and block to shape.
55% BFL 45% Suri Alpaca, from Cumbria and the Yorkshire Dales, worsted spun in Devon and gently twisted into a 2 ply yarn and dyed in the Scottish Borders.
10/2Nm lace weight, perfect for knitting, crochet and weaving.