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Alpaca Wool

Weight: Aran
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Alpaca (50%),
Wool (50%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 18 sts / 10cm (4") and 26 rows
Balls: 50g; 100m (109 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (cool), Do not tumble dry
Styles: Solid colors, Undyed

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Almerino Aran (92% match) $$$$$
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Peru (91% match)
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Owl (89% match) $$$$$
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