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baby yak, camel, alpaca 4ply and fingering weight yarns

These yarns were mostly spun by Natural Fantasy of Italy, who specialise in luxury yarns, a few in a similar Spanish mill. They are made from the finest low micron fibres of Yak (16.5 - 17 micron, known as superyak or baby yak) camel (16.5 - 18 micron, known as baby camel) and supergeelong (18-18.5 microns) merino yarns.. which combine to give a soft and fascinating yarn, at fingering weight ideal for chunky pullovers and similar, the 4ply great for lighter garments by hand or machine...

6/32NM fine fingering wt mohair ecru

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because of the long smooth mohair fibres this feels more like a thick 4ply weight..

Length: 870 Yards.
Net Weight: 150 Grams
Item Price incl postage $16.00
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baby yak, camel, alpaca 4ply and fingering weight yarns

As 3/14NM yarns these give 770 yards per cone, 2,300 yards per lb, the 2/14s give 1,150 and 3,450. Please add your experiences with these yarns (especially with pictures!) below. You can find articles about knitting and washing these yarns in our Knowledge Base section..

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When I saw the yak yarn at colourmart I didn't hesitate to order it as I wanted to try yak for a long time, but could not find a shop in Germany that carries it.
The vest is knit on 3.0 mm n...
I was very excited when I heard about YAK yarn. I made a swatch right away, using #4 needle. After washing the swatch, it came out very fluffy and soft. I decided to use a bigger needle for more la...
From the Japanese book New Style of Heirloom Knitting I started knitting the MondNacht, a beautiful stole inspired by Shetland lace knitting patterns. I use the 2/16NM 4ply weight baby alpaca in de...

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