Mariquita Baby Alpaca and Tencel Yarn from The Alpaca Yarn Company is one of the softest yarns you will ever have the pleasure to craft with!
This blend of Fibres is unique to The Yarn Room in South Africa! Yay us!! The Alpaca Yarn Company is a small, family based, woman run, business in the USA.
Mariquita Yarn (meaning Ladybug in Spanish) comes in a superb range of hand-dyed colours, as well as matching solid, stock dyed partners. It is delicate and ultra-soft, yet incredibly strong and durable. Alpaca fibres are considered some of the loveliest in the world, and Tencel, one of the smartest. Put them together, and WOW!
Tencel is an innovative fibre, naturally soft and smooth. It is manufactured in an award-winning efficient closed-loop process, from pre-consumer cotton scraps and wood pulp. The use of resources and energy is reduced to a minimum, ensuring environmental protection and resource preservation.
It is well suited to garments that require good drape, and it can be worn close to the skin. If you are allergic to animal based fibres, this yarn is also worth a try!
This strong yet lightweight fingering weight yarn, is super soft and luxurious, an absolute steal at the price!!
Made in Peru, Colour crafted in the USA.
Yarn Weight: Fingering Weight
Yarn Length: 365 meters
Unit Weight: 100g
Needle size: 5 mm
Gauge: 28 stitches /10 cm
Fibers: 50% Baby Alpaca, 40% Tencel
Care: Do not bleach. Do not tumble dry. Do not iron. Lat flat to dry
NOTE ON HAND-DYED YARNS: Hand dyed yarns, just like your knitted and crochet garments, are imperfect in nature. It is strongly recommended that, should you purchase 2 or more skeins, you alternate them every few rows to avoid colour blocking on your project.
Furthermore, please ensure you purchase enough yarn for your project, as difference in dye lots are common.