Alpaca and Blue Faced Leicester 4ply


We are proud to introduce this worsted spun unique blend of fleece from local alpacas and fine Blue Faced Leicester sheep fleece.  The yarn has produced a beautiful result with simple stocking stitch and lace detail.  This is a refined yarn with a slight marl resulting from blending fleeces from both grey and white alpacas.  We have added a photograph of Cortez who has provided the grey in the mix.

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Sometimes it’s good to keep it simple – here is a simply stunning blend of alpaca and Blue Faced Leicester which has been worsted spun in a small mill in Dorset to create a butter soft, versatile 4ply.  The colour in this yearn comes from blending dark grey and white alpaca fleece and white Blue Faced Leicester fleece.  The fleece comes from a grey boy called Cortez from Fife, a white boy Charlie from Lanarkshire, and, white girls Pearl and Jasmine who are also from Lanarkshire

Thank you very much to our test knitter, Audrey, for producing this lovely KISS shawl (from Louise Tilbrook) to show what can be done with a single skein.

Approximately 380m in a 100g skein.

Hand wash carefully at a low temperature.