Brand: Malabrigo yarn
Category: 2 ply lace
Composition: 70% Baby Alpaca, 30% Silk
Length: 384 m /420 yards
Gauge: 26 -30 sts = 10 cm st.st.
Needles size: 2 – 3.5 mm
Care: Hand or machine wash in cold water on wool cycle, dry flat.
– This yarn is supplied in a skein which requires winding before use. Attempts to use this yarn without winding into a ball first, will result in tangles and knots.
Kaleidoscope’s rating = KKKK
Skin softness : 5 /5 – very soft thanks to the silk content.
Colour palette: 5/5 – Malabrigo colours are rich deep and vibrant.
Pattern usage : 4 /5 – many patterns use a 2ply lace yarn
Value for money: 5/5 – good
Wear and tear: 5 /5 – very good.
Spun from the finest silk in China and the finest alpaca in Peru, this beautiful lace yarn combines the best of both fibers and will delight any yarn enthusiast. Silkpaca hand dyed lace with its beautiful sheen, drape and softness highlights these wonderful fibres at their very best.
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