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Baby Alpaca DK (DISCONTINUED)

Artesano ceased trading in July 2016

Weight: DK
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Baby Alpaca (100%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10cm (4") and 30 rows
Balls: 50g; 100m (109 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors, Heathers
Price: $$$$$
© Artesano Yarns

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