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Old 08-22-2014, 01:04 PM   #1
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8 dollar alpaca?!
So I went to Hobby Lobby the other day and found some alpaca yarn for, holy crap, 8 dollars! Has anyone used it before? Is it really alpaca or just a blend and they didn't mention that on the label? I've always had to drop a ton of money for natural fiber yarn. If it's real I'll be so excited.
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Old 08-22-2014, 02:28 PM   #2
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I've look on the Hobby Lobby website and I couldn't find 100% alpaca only alpaca blends.

If the yarn you looked at is Yarn Bee Effortless Super Bulky then it's only 20% alpaca.
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Old 08-22-2014, 11:35 PM   #3
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shoot that is the kind I bought :( I knew it was too good to be true.
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Old 08-24-2014, 03:51 AM   #4
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It still looks like a very nice yarn!!
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Old 08-26-2014, 03:58 AM   #5
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I was just looking at Knitting Warehouse. They have a Bernat bulky 30% alpaca blend for $3.79 for 3.5 oz./100 gr.
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Old 08-26-2014, 04:10 AM   #6
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hobby lobby is opening here in yakima in less than 3 weeks. i'm afraid. i'm so afraid. i have a sport wagon, with so much cargo room...
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