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  • ‘Alpaca Merino Light’  is an Alpaca Light Fingering weight yarn.  We have combined alpaca with Merino wool to produce a fine knitting yarn in an exclusive blend which has been spun for us in the UK.  This luxurious, plied,  worsted-spun Light Fingering weight knitting wool is a blend of 70% British alpaca and 30% superfine, organic Falklands Merino wool.

    The natural grey coloured alpaca has been blended with ivory Merino wool.

    This yarn knits to Light Fingering, Sock weight or 3 ply knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 425m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

  • This is a naturally coloured dark grey Alpaca with Shetland 4ply knitting wool. I dyed the wool nepps in a variety of bright colours and mixed them with undyed nepps.  These were carded into the fibre before it was spun to produce a subtle tweed effect.

    The yarn is a blend of 84% British alpaca and 16% local Shetland fleece with wool nepps.

    The yarn has been woollen spun for a lofty handle.  There are approximately 304m per 100g and it is sold in 100g hanks.

    If you would like the hanks balled for you, please make a note on your order.

  • This is a naturally coloured dark grey Alpaca with Shetland DK knitting wool. I dyed the wool nepps in a variety of bright colours and mixed them with undyed nepps.  These were carded into the fibre before it was spun to produce a subtle tweed effect.

    The yarn is a blend of 84% British alpaca and 16% local Shetland fleece with wool nepps.

    The yarn has been woollen spun for a lofty handle.  There are approximately 207m per 100g and it is sold in 100g hanks.

    If you would like the hanks balled for you, please make a note on your order.

  • This is a naturally coloured warm grey Alpaca with Shetland DK yarn.  It is a blend of 74% UK alpaca and 26% local Shetland fleece.  The yarn has been woollen spun for a lofty handle.  There are approximately 93m per 50g.  It is sold in 50g balls and 100g hanks.

  • ‘MORECAMBE’ is a British Blue Faced Leicester & Alpaca DK wool.  The Blue Faced Leicester wool comes from farms in the Yorkshire Dales and has been carefully graded on our farm.  This wool has been blended with British grown alpaca and spun in Yorkshire to produce a soft, springy double knitting yarn.

    This knitting wool is a blend of 70% Yorkshire Blue Faced Leicester wool worsted spun with 30% UK alpaca.

    This yarn knits to standard double knitting patterns for wool, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 125m per 50g.  The yarn is sold in  50g balls.

  • 'Thames' is an Alpaca DK yarn.  We have combined alpaca with Merino wool and silk to produce a DK knitting yarn in an exclusive blend which has been spun for us in the UK.  This luxurious Double Knit knitting wool is a blend of 45% Peruvian baby alpaca, 35% superfine, organic Falklands Merino wool and 20% Mulberry silk.

    Thames Alpaca DK yarn has been dyed in the Scottish Borders in seven muted, sophisticated colours along with an undyed option.

    This yarn knits to standard double knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 225m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

  • 'Thames' is an Alpaca DK yarn.  We have combined alpaca with Merino wool and silk to produce a DK knitting yarn in an exclusive blend which has been spun for us in the UK.  This luxurious Double Knit knitting wool is a blend of 45% Peruvian baby alpaca, 35% superfine, organic Falklands Merino wool and 20% Mulberry silk.

    Thames Alpaca DK yarn has been dyed in the Scottish Borders in seven muted, sophisticated colours along with an undyed option.

    This yarn knits to standard double knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 225m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

  • 'Thames' is an Alpaca DK yarn.  We have combined alpaca with Merino wool and silk to produce a DK knitting yarn in an exclusive blend which has been spun for us in the UK.  This luxurious Double Knit knitting wool is a blend of 45% Peruvian baby alpaca, 35% superfine, organic Falklands Merino wool and 20% Mulberry silk.

    Thames Alpaca DK yarn has been dyed in the Scottish Borders in seven muted, sophisticated colours along with an undyed option.

    This yarn knits to standard double knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 225m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

  • ‘Whitbarrow’ is an Alpaca Fingering weight yarn.  We have combined alpaca with Merino wool and silk to produce a Fingering knitting yarn in an exclusive blend which has been spun for us in the UK.  This luxurious Fingering weight knitting wool is a blend of 45% Peruvian baby alpaca, 35% superfine, organic Falklands Merino wool and 20% Mulberry silk.

    Whitbarrow Alpaca fingering yarn has been dyed in the Scottish Borders in a wide range of solid colours.   Heron is a pale, warm grey colour.

    This yarn is super-soft and is ideal for knitting shawls, scarves.  It is light-weight yet cozy and is great for knitting tops that you will wear next to your skin.

    This yarn knits to Fingering or Sock weight knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 400m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

  • ‘Whitbarrow’ is an Alpaca Fingering weight yarn.  We have combined alpaca with Merino wool and silk to produce a Fingering knitting yarn in an exclusive blend which has been spun for us in the UK.  This luxurious Fingering weight knitting wool is a blend of 45% Peruvian baby alpaca, 35% superfine, organic Falklands Merino wool and 20% Mulberry silk.

    Whitbarrow Alpaca fingering yarn has been dyed in the Scottish Borders in a wide range of solid colours.

    This yarn is super-soft and is ideal for knitting shawls, scarves.  It is light-weight yet cozy and is great for knitting tops that you will wear next to your skin.

    This yarn knits to Fingering or Sock weight knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 400m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

  • This is our finest, softest alpaca yarn for hand knitting, crochet or weaving. The yarn is warm yet light and durable.  These fleeces are purchased from UK alpaca breeders and carefully sorted and blended at Town End before being sent for spinning in Britain. This naturally coloured yarn, which is a blend of whites, greys and black, has been semi-worsted spun, which gives it a silky drape.

    Our alpaca yarn can be knitted using standard aran-weight patterns, but we recommend that you make a tension square first.

    As we only produce small quantities and batches vary, please ensure that you order sufficient to finish your project.

    Approximately 83m per 50g.  Sold in 50g balls.

     

  • This is our finest, softest alpaca yarn for hand knitting, crochet or weaving. The yarn is warm yet light and durable.  These fleeces are purchased from UK alpaca breeders and carefully sorted and blended at Town End before being sent for spinning in Britain. This natural grey yarn has been semi-worsted spun, which gives it a silky drape.

    Our alpaca yarn can be knitted using 4ply standard patterns, but we recommend that you make a tension square first.

    As we only produce small quantities and batches vary, please ensure that you order sufficient to finish your project.

    Approximately 160m per 50g.  Sold in 50g balls.

     

  • An Aran weight blend of 80% alpaca with 20% Shetland sheep wool. We bought the Shetland fleeces from a local  farmer.  The fine, crimpy Shetland blended with UK alpaca has been woollen spun to trap air for a warm, bouncy yarn.  The natural greys and whites of the fleeces have produced a soft natural grey yarn.  .

    The yarn has been spun for us in the UK.

    Approximately 78 metres per 50g.

    Sold in 50g balls.

  • Pure Natural Alpaca DK Yarn Roan Grey

    This British Alpaca DK yarn in Roan is 100% pure alpaca fibre.  It is spun from finest fleeces from alpacas farmed in the UK.  Roan is a blend of white and naturally coloured fleeces which have produced a pale grey yarn with a subtle hint of brown.

    There are approximately 107 metres per 50g.  Sold in 50g balls.

     

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