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Morris Maya Lace Baby Alpaca

Morris Maya Lace Baby Alpaca

Composition: 100% baby alpaca
Size: 50g ball
Length: 400m / 440yd
Recommended needle size: 2.75mm / US2 / 12UK
Tension: 36st / 44rows over 10cm
Washing instructions: Hand wash, dry flat
Made in: Peru

Baby alpaca yarn is yarn spun from alpaca fiber that is fine enough to be classified as “baby alpaca.” Alpaca fiber is classified not by age of the animal, but by the diameter of the hair. Baby alpaca is the finest, softest yarn, and it is highly prized for knitting and other crafts. It also tends to be very costly.

Alpacas are camelids related to llamas and vicunas. They grow coats of dense, fine hair that is very strong and has superb insulating properties. They are periodically sheared so that their fleeces can be combed, sorted, and spun into yarn and thread. Alpaca yarns are extremely warm, very soft, and somewhat shiny or glossy. They do not repel water well because alpacas do not produce lanolin.

In the case of baby alpaca yarn, the yarn is made with alpaca hair that is 21-23 microns wide. Superfine alpaca yarn is made with somewhat larger hairs, while suri is the coarsest alpaca fiber. People who are experienced with handling and processing alpaca hair can grade the raw fiber by weight, feel, and heft. Grading takes place soon after shearing to determine how much a given alpaca fleece is worth.

Please note: The colour names given below are not official and are only provided as a guide. It's impossible to guarantee an accurate colour display for every computer monitor so if you're unsure, we recommend you visit our shop to inspect the wool personally.

  • Maya Lace Baby Alpaca  #3226 Midnight (Black)Maya Lace Baby Alpaca  #3226 Midnight (Black)
    Maya Lace Baby Alpaca #3226 Midnight (Black)
    4 available
    $11.00
  • Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3203 Spanish Lavender (Purple)Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3203 Spanish Lavender (Purple)
    Maya Lace Baby Alpaca #3203 Spanish Lavender (Purple)
    Out of stock
    $11.00
  • Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3204 Bisque (Rose Pink)Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3204 Bisque (Rose Pink)
    Maya Lace Baby Alpaca #3204 Bisque (Rose Pink)
    5 available
    $11.00
  • Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3205 Cherry Lips (Bright Red)Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3205 Cherry Lips (Bright Red)
    Maya Lace Baby Alpaca #3205 Cherry Lips (Bright Red)
    8 available
    $11.00
  • Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3206 Madeira (Burgundy)Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3206 Madeira (Burgundy)
    Maya Lace Baby Alpaca #3206 Madeira (Burgundy)
    78 available
    $11.00
  • Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3207 Truffle (Choc Brown)Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3207 Truffle (Choc Brown)
    Maya Lace Baby Alpaca #3207 Truffle (Choc Brown)
    115 available
    $11.00
  • Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3208 Silver Fox (Light Grey)Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3208 Silver Fox (Light Grey)
    Maya Lace Baby Alpaca #3208 Silver Fox (Light Grey)
    Out of stock
    $11.00
  • Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3209 Grey Wolf (Mid Charcoal)Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3209 Grey Wolf (Mid Charcoal)
    Maya Lace Baby Alpaca #3209 Grey Wolf (Mid Charcoal)
    Out of stock
    $11.00
  • Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3212 Bark (Mid Brown)Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3212 Bark (Mid Brown)
    Maya Lace Baby Alpaca #3212 Bark (Mid Brown)
    17 available
    $11.00
  • Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3213 Winter Sky (Light Grey/Blue)Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3213 Winter Sky (Light Grey/Blue)
    Maya Lace Baby Alpaca #3213 Winter Sky (Light Grey/Blue)
    Out of stock
    $11.00
  • Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3215 Twilight (Mid Blue)Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3215 Twilight (Mid Blue)
    Maya Lace Baby Alpaca #3215 Twilight (Mid Blue)
    Out of stock
    $11.00
  • Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3219 Ablaze (Orange/Red)Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3219 Ablaze (Orange/Red)
    Maya Lace Baby Alpaca #3219 Ablaze (Orange/Red)
    28 available
    $11.00
  • Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3220 Warm Spices (Red/Brown)Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3220 Warm Spices (Red/Brown)
    Maya Lace Baby Alpaca #3220 Warm Spices (Red/Brown)
    6 available
    $11.00
  • Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3221 Deep Forest (Dark Olive Green)Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3221 Deep Forest (Dark Olive Green)
    Maya Lace Baby Alpaca #3221 Deep Forest (Dark Olive Green)
    One remaining
    $11.00
  • Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3225 Cinders (Dark Charcoal)Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3225 Cinders (Dark Charcoal)
    Maya Lace Baby Alpaca #3225 Cinders (Dark Charcoal)
    15 available
    $11.00
  • Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3231 Grapevine (Dark Magenta)Maya Lace  Baby Alpaca  #3231 Grapevine (Dark Magenta)
    Maya Lace Baby Alpaca #3231 Grapevine (Dark Magenta)
    Out of stock
    $11.00