Alpaca Heather is Manos del Uruguay’s newest knitting yarn. It is a sport weight (6ply) blend of wool and alpaca in both undyed and rich, classic colours. Manos has published a beautiful top down colourwork yoke sweater pattern, Rambla, inspired by Montevideo's avenue that borders the Rio de la Plata. This is a free pattern.
We often get asked in store what is vegan yarn and which of our yarns are vegan? Many yarns are either fully or partially made of animal fibers such as wool or alpaca and therefore not vegan. Yarns that are vegan are made from 100% plant or man made fibers such as cotton, bamboo, linen, and acrylic. We have quite a number of vegan...