Baby Silk 4ply comes in 100grm skeins..
Each skein is 400 meters in length..
The composition of this yarn is 70% Alpaca and 30% Silk..
The recommended knitting needle or hook is 3mm to 3.5mm..
This yarn is compatible with 4ply patterns..
As a guide : 28 stitches and 36 rows worked on a 3.25mm needle = 10cm x 10cm square..
Description: Baby Silk 4 Ply is a luxurious yarn, super soft baby alpaca and blended with mulberry silk. Baby Alpaca is one of the most luxurious fabrics in the world. It is incredibly warm, light weight and strong. It has hypoallergenic properties, it contains no lanolin, which makes the fibre safe to wear if you have skin allergies. Alpaca is said to be three times warmer than sheep wool, the fibres have excellent insulation properties whilst remaining light and breathable. The silk gives it a shiny smooth lustre which feels soft and luxurious to work with.
This yarn is 100% animal fibre and also perfect for dyeing. To be successful use acid or natural dyes to create bright vibrant colours and pastels. Baby Silk 4 ply is especially suited to weaving, knitting and crochet; making scarves, shawls, wraps, baby and adult garments….