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Hand-Spun 100% Alpaca Yarn Skeins - Set of 2

Item # 38037

Funds 28 bowls of food.

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Attention knitting lovers: our super soft alpaca wool is 100% natural and lovingly hand-spun by women in Bolivia...and it's gorgeous! Using it to create your own handmade treasures allows to you to participate in a hobby you enjoy while also empowering women artisans.

The alpaca, native to South America, is an animal on which many Andean families base their livelihood. The alpaca is a member of the camelid family, and a close cousin of the llama. They are sheared annually and their hairs separated into grades depending on thickness. The wool is strong, light, soft, hypoallergenic, breathable, and oil-free.

  • White, Gray, or Chocolate
  • Two 100 gr. skeins of 100% natural alpaca wool
  • No dyes
  • Handspun in and fairly traded from Bolivia

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3 reviews

Recent reviews:

November 22, 2014 - I initially loved this yarn. It's soft, more so than what I've found in local hobby stores. However, it comes in two skeins. I found one skein was thinner than the other so the scarf I was working on started to narrow when I added on the second skein of yarn. I had to modify my gauge to keep it the same width but that gave the second part of the scarf a looser knit. Darn the first Skein was wonderful and I loved it.

January 7, 2014 - So soft. Bought for my sister for Christmas and she loved it! Good quality and hand washable.

April 6, 2013 - This is the second time I've purchased this yarn. It is deliciously soft and light, and very warm. I plan on buying it as long as this site keeps it available.

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