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GLIMMER [97% Baby Alpaca, 3% Lurex]

 


The Alpaca Yarn Co. GLIMMER, made in Peru

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Extremely beautiful and ultra soft, Glimmer is a pure baby alpaca yarn. A thin, soft metallic thread is twisted with the core fiber for gentle lamé glowing. This beautiful and naturally soft 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.

FYI: 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)
YARN WEIGHT: Sport
TENSION: 1" = 7 sts
NEEDLES: 3.25 - 3.5 mm (US No.3-4)
LENGTH: approx. 177 m / 183.5 yards
BALL WEIGHT: 50g
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PATTERNS: Orchid Circular Shawl, published in Kristin Omdahl 's Crochet So Fine - Exquisite Designs with Fine Yarns, Glimmer Patterns from the manufacturer
Price (CAD): $9.99
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.

COLOUR:
  Qt:

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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