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Alpaca Blend 4-ply (DISCONTINUED)

Artesano ceased trading in July 2016

Weight: Fingering / 4-ply
Texture: Plied with a soft haze
Fiber: Peruvian Highland Wool (50%),
Superfine Alpaca (50%)
Needles: 3mm ( US) (11 UK)
Gauge: 28 sts / 10cm (4") and 36 rows
Balls: 50g; 184m (201 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Multicolored
Price: $$$$$
© Artesano Yarns

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