Blue Sky Fibers has blended their scrumptiously soft baby alpaca with lustrous mulberry silk to create Metalico. Presented in shiny braids with all naturally occurring colors. The natural shades of alpaca are undyed, and the silk gives a sheen reminiscent of precious metal. Knit on a larger needle, this gorgeous yarn will make lovely, lacey projects with fabulous drape. On a smaller needle, Metalico acts like a sport weight and knits up into a more substantial fabric for light, warm sweaters and hats. A great choice for everyday luxury, like taking your hands on a beautifully scenic nature hike.
50% baby alpaca, 50% mulberry silk
50g, 147 yards
needles: US 3 - 5 (3.25 - 3.75mm)
gauge: 20-24 stitches / 4 inches
dry clean or hand wash, dry flat