Our super soft Aran is a blend of 70% alpaca fleece from local herds, and 30% Blue Faced Leicester sheep fleece.
This skein offers the opportunity to sample the three colours, cream, pebble and slate, for smaller projects or to provide details and trim to larger items – not less than 180m and 100g per skein. Think contrast colours for colourwork, trims for cosy socks, details for hats. We have used it for the trim on a Winter Starlight shawl
We used size 4mm needles for the swatch and the shawl and achieved 22 stitches and 26 rows. We would recommend 3.5mm needles to show off cables and twists. The yarn would be ideal for jumpers and is soft enough to be next to skin for accessories.