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Lion Brand - AlPaKa

Fiber Content Skein Size Yards/Meters per Skein
30% alpaca/30% wool/40% acrylic 1.75 ounces/50 grams 107 yards/98 meter]
Yarn Weight Needle Size Stitch Gauge Row Gauge
Worsted/Aran US size 8 16 stitches = 4 inch 23 rows = 4 inch

Ruth Cook US size 2/2.75mm 7 sts = 1 inch 10 rows = 1 inch
Although this yarn is listed as a worsted weight yarn, I worked it on US 2 to achieve a firmer fabric. It is a lofty and quite loosely spun yarn so it does split. However, because of the "loftiness" of the yarn, it works up into a nice, light-weight fabric. And it feels good on my feet. Since I just finished these socks, I cannot attest to their wearability, but the manufacturer DOES recommend hand washing. I think that even though it is a worsted weight yarn, and I knit it on US 2, it could even be knit on a smaller needle.
Erica Corbett none given none given none given
I made a pair of socks out of this yarn. I knit it pretty tightly because the AL-Pa-Ka is more loosely spun than the typical sock yarn I use. I can't really tell how well it wears, I've not worn these socks much yet (except as bedsocks), because they are very warm. They are very soft and very comfortable - extremely luxurious socks. They do have to be hand washed and air dried, so if that's a consideration....