The super soft Aran yarn is a blend of 70% alpaca fleece and 30% Blue Faced Leicester sheep fleece. The warm slate shade has been created by blending alpaca fleece from dark brown Henry from a small organic farm in Aberdeenshire and graphite grey Cortez from Higham Alpacas in Fife (pictured), with Blue Faced Leicester sheep fleece.
Approximately 160m per 100g skein.
We used size 4mm needles for the swatch and achieved 20 stitches and 26 rows. We would recommend 3.5mm needles to show off cables and twists. It would be ideal for jumpers and is soft enough to be next to skin for accessories.
If you only need a little for details or trims, try a mini-skein