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Old 12-27-2007, 02:28 PM   #1
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Thick Alpaca Yarn ?
Looking to make some hats out of 100% Alpaca, i would like to find some thick yarn . the stuff i have found is thin an would take 2 o3 together to make the size that i would like to work with. if any one know where i can get something like this just let me know. I'm also looking to find some good Bamboo needles, what are some good types an where can i get them?

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Old 12-27-2007, 02:34 PM   #2
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I made a purse out some fairly thick alpaca. I used size 10.5 needles. The yarn was Dancing Fibers Serendipity.


http://www.dancingfibers.com/dancing_fiber_yarns.htm
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Old 12-27-2007, 02:57 PM   #3
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I've used Baby Alpaca Grande to make scarves before. It's very soft.
http://store.nobleknits.com/baalgrbypl.html
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Old 12-27-2007, 03:01 PM   #4
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This is wonderful stuff. I it - or fondling it anyway. It's crazy soft. Haven't knit with it, but have seen it knit, and it is lovely.

Happy hunting!
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Old 12-27-2007, 07:56 PM   #5
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I don't know what Threesmom linked there because my office blocks that site, so I may be duplicating, but I have used Misti Alpaca which is lovely. It does come in a heavy weight as well as lighter weights. I bought some of the Alpaca Baby Grand listed above too, today actually, and it is great.

Both are awesome choices!
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Old 12-27-2007, 08:08 PM   #6
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the baby alpaca grand looks like what i need now to find it in bright orange. ill keep looking an thanks for the help
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Old 12-27-2007, 08:32 PM   #7
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The Misti Alpaca chunky is amazing. I use it quite often and LOVE it.
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I have used both of those yarns and they are both fantastic... so soft and warm.
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Old 12-27-2007, 10:04 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Quiara View Post
The Misti Alpaca chunky is amazing.
Ditto.
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Old 12-27-2007, 10:32 PM   #10
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Ditto.
Misti Alpaca ditto times two. They also have a super chunky. but it's a 50% blend with wool.
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