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Royal Alpaca

Weight: Light Fingering
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Alpaca (100%)
Needles: 2.5mm ( US) ( UK)
3mm ( US) (11 UK)
Gauge: 32 sts / 10cm (4") and 43 rows
Balls: 50g; 288m (315 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (cool), Do not tumble dry
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

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