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GLIMMER [97% Baby Alpaca, 3% Lurex]


The Alpaca Yarn Co. GLIMMER, made in Peru


Extremely beautiful and ultra soft, Glimmer is a pure baby alpaca yarn with gently sheen texture obtained by the twist of alpaca fiber with a silver or gold metallic thread. This beautiful and natural yarn is suitable for knitting in all kinds of stitch patterns, from plain stockinette to lace and open-work, and crochet: shawls, stoles, wraps, sweaters, light coats, and accessories.

Lurex™ is the trade name for a metallic yarn produced by coating thin metal foil with clear plastic in various colours. Patented in the U.S. in 1945.

* Similar yarn: Baby Alpaca Lace, Baby Alpaca Aran, Paca de Seda

FIBRE: 97% Baby Alpaca, 3% Metallic Polyester (Lurex)
TENSION: 1" = 7 sts
NEEDLES: 3.25 - 3.5 mm (US No.3-4)
LENGTH: approx. 177 m / 183.5 yards
Price (CAD): $12.99
IN STOCK: 1625 Sky (10 balls), 2019 Petal Pink (10 balls), 2020 Holly (10 balls), 2206 Bronze (10 balls)
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Garment Care: hand wash with eucalyptus wash "no rinse" in lukewarm water, lay flat to dry, avoiding exposure to direct sunlight.


GLIMMER, Pure Baby Alpaca with Lurex, 1625 Ice Blue 1625, Sky
* 10 balls
  GLIMMER, Pure Baby Alpaca with Lurex, 2019 Petal Pink 2019, Petal Pink
* 10 balls
GLIMMER, Pure Baby Alpaca with Lurex, 2020 Holly 2020, Holly
* 10 balls
  GLIMMER, Pure Baby Alpaca with Lurex, 2206 Bronze 2206, Bronze
* 10 balls

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Top and Scarf, Susanna knitting magazine
CROCHET-MOTIF TOP AND SCARF © Susanna knitting magazine. Yarn: Mondial Decati [100% Merino Wool]


Patterns for Glimmer:
Winter Wonderland Shawl
Orchid Circular Shawl © Kristin Omdahl, Book Crochet So Fine, yarn: Glimmer



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