Alpaca Weaving Yarn ~ Lipstick
$ 92.00 USD
A bold, dark red alpaca yarn the color of lipstick and confidence.
A cone of this weaving yarn is exactly what you're looking for when you're looking for alpaca: super soft, cushy, and warm. I source this yarn directly from Arequipa, Peru, where it is made in a mill that has been creating high-quality alpaca yarn for over 90 years.
3/10 sportweight, 2.2 lb cone with approximately 3,800 yards, 20 wpi, recommended sett of 10-16 epi
Please note that this yarn is no longer available on 1/2lb cones. Larger cones are less expensive per pound so offer you more value!
this color is so warm & vibrant! such a depth of color. this time, i used the yarn for warp on a scarf. for the weft, i used an mill spun, over dyed wool from Iowa. the fibers worked together very well, with their colors blending into a gorgeous finished scarf. thanks GIST for once again providing just the right fiber & color i needed!
I have bought this alpaca yarn in turquoise denim and cloud now. It is beautiful yarn so soft. I am a beginner weaver and really enjoying working with such a special yarn and Gist have been so helpful advising me and answering any beginner questions I have. Thank you Gist yarn!
So much to weave a beautiful blanket
I had been looking for some alpaca for a few different projects and decided to try this one. It has been lovely to work with, smooth, strong, soft. I used a 12 dent reed with a skip dent for a subtle stripe (skipped 1 every 13, next time I might try skipping 2 as it is VERY subtle). Color did bleed quite a bit during wet finishing, so would be worried about mixing with something light, but didn’t matter for the project I was working on. Overall, plan to order more when I can come up with an excuse . . . or the peacock is back in stock, whichever comes first!