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Alpaca Tweed

Weight: Aran
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Alpaca (100%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 18 sts / 10cm (4") and 25 rows
Balls: 100g; 160m (175 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Tweed colors, Heathers
Price: $$$$$
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