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ASTRAL, Tencel Alpaca Blend


The Alpaca Yarn Co.
made in Peru


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From L4E 0H9

Astral is a premium quality, natural, slightly lustrous, superbly soft and luxurious eco-friendly blend of Peruvian alpaca and Tencel (Lyocell). This blend is designed for fall-winter knitwear and is suitable for all types of hand knitted clothes: pullovers, vests, cardigans, coats, ponchos, and accessories.

What is Tencel? Tencel is a brand name of Lyocell manufactured in the US by Lenzing Fibers Inc. Lyocell is an eco fiber made from wood pulp cellulose as well as viscose and rayon. It was first manufactured in 1988 by Courtaulds Fibres UK.

* Similar yarn: Mulberry Merino, Silk Dream, Paca de Seda

FIBRE: 30% Alpaca Superfine, 20% Wool, 50% Tencel
TENSION: 1" = 5 sts on 4.5 mm
NEEDLES: 4.5 mm (US No.7)
LENGTH: approx. 180 m / 197 yards
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Price (CAD): $18.99
IN STOCK: 8100 Natural (10 hanks), 8168 Ancient Gold (9 hanks), 8361 Graphite (9 hanks), 8477 Moss (10 hanks), 8778 Mulberry (1 hank), 8779 Heather (10 hanks)
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Garment Care: dry clean or hand wash in cold water with woolwash no rinse, baby shampoo or mild soap, dry flat. Iron cool.


ASTRAL, 8100 Natural White 8100, Natural White
* 10 hanks
  8168, Ancient Gold
* 9 hanks
8361, Graphite
* 9 hanks
  ASTRAL, 8477 Moss 8477, Moss Green
* 10 hanks
ASTRAL, 8778 Mulberry (Aubergine) 8778, Mulberry
* 1 hank
  ASTRAL, 8779 Heather 8779, Heather
* 10 hanks
CAMERON Pullover, Verena Magazine
CAMERON Pullover © Wilma Sinsel, VERENA Fall-Winter 2013. Yarn: Schulana Royalpaca [78% Alpaca Superfine, 22% Silk]


 Hat, The Alpaca Yarn Co.
EUIPATORIUM Hat © The Alpaca Yarn Co., designer: Corrina Ferguson, yarn: The Alpaca Yarn Co. Astral.



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