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Morris Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca

Morris Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca

Composition: 100% baby alpaca
Size: 50g ball
Length: 100m / 109yd
Recommended needle size: 4.00mm / US6 / 8UK
Tension: 22st / 28rows 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 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3801 Angelic (Light Pink)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3801 Angelic (Light Pink)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3801 Angelic (Light Pink)
    649 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca  #3826 Midnight (Black)Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca  #3826 Midnight (Black)
    Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca #3826 Midnight (Black)
    445 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3802 Mulberry Cream (Lilac)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3802 Mulberry Cream (Lilac)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3802 Mulberry Cream (Lilac)
    379 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca  #3827 Deep Sea (Dark Blue)Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca  #3827 Deep Sea (Dark Blue)
    Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca #3827 Deep Sea (Dark Blue)
    82 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3803 Spanish Lavender (Purple)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3803 Spanish Lavender (Purple)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3803 Spanish Lavender (Purple)
    256 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca  #3828 Ocean (Royal Blue)Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca  #3828 Ocean (Royal Blue)
    Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca #3828 Ocean (Royal Blue)
    445 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3804 Bisque (Rose Pink)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3804 Bisque (Rose Pink)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3804 Bisque (Rose Pink)
    279 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca  #3829 Mist (Lavender)Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca  #3829 Mist (Lavender)
    Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca #3829 Mist (Lavender)
    246 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3805 Cherry Lips (Bright Red)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3805 Cherry Lips (Bright Red)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3805 Cherry Lips (Bright Red)
    685 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca  #3830 Moss (Dark Green/Red Heather)Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca  #3830 Moss (Dark Green/Red Heather)
    Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca #3830 Moss (Dark Green/Red Heather)
    550 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3806 Madeira (Burgundy)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3806 Madeira (Burgundy)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3806 Madeira (Burgundy)
    799 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca  #3831 Grapevine (Dark Magenta)Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca  #3831 Grapevine (Dark Magenta)
    Maya 8ply Baby Alpaca #3831 Grapevine (Dark Magenta)
    414 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3807 Truffle (Choc Brown)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3807 Truffle (Choc Brown)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3807 Truffle (Choc Brown)
    492 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3808 Silver Fox (Light Grey)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3808 Silver Fox (Light Grey)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3808 Silver Fox (Light Grey)
    543 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3809 Grey Wolf (Mid Charcoal)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3809 Grey Wolf (Mid Charcoal)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3809 Grey Wolf (Mid Charcoal)
    701 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3810 Oatmeal (Dark Cream)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3810 Oatmeal (Dark Cream)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3810 Oatmeal (Dark Cream)
    770 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3811 Donkey (Donkey Brown)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3811 Donkey (Donkey Brown)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3811 Donkey (Donkey Brown)
    614 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3812 Bark (Mid Brown)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3812 Bark (Mid Brown)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3812 Bark (Mid Brown)
    351 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3813 Winter Sky (Light Grey/Blue)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3813 Winter Sky (Light Grey/Blue)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3813 Winter Sky (Light Grey/Blue)
    598 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3814 Lagoon (Turquoise)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3814 Lagoon (Turquoise)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3814 Lagoon (Turquoise)
    176 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3815 Twilight (Mid Blue)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3815 Twilight (Mid Blue)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3815 Twilight (Mid Blue)
    616 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3816 Inky Night (Navy Blue)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3816 Inky Night (Navy Blue)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3816 Inky Night (Navy Blue)
    680 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3817 Harvest (Yellow/Mustard)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3817 Harvest (Yellow/Mustard)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3817 Harvest (Yellow/Mustard)
    693 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3818 Sunset (Burnt Orange)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3818 Sunset (Burnt Orange)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3818 Sunset (Burnt Orange)
    143 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3819 Ablaze (Orange/Red)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3819 Ablaze (Orange/Red)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3819 Ablaze (Orange/Red)
    649 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3820 Warm Spices (Red/Brown)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3820 Warm Spices (Red/Brown)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3820 Warm Spices (Red/Brown)
    517 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3821 Deep Forest (Dark Olive Green)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3821 Deep Forest (Dark Olive Green)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3821 Deep Forest (Dark Olive Green)
    522 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3822 Aloe (Light Green)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3822 Aloe (Light Green)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3822 Aloe (Light Green)
    50 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3823 Grass (Mid Green)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3823 Grass (Mid Green)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3823 Grass (Mid Green)
    133 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3824 Erlicheer (Cream)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3824 Erlicheer (Cream)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3824 Erlicheer (Cream)
    641 available
    $11.00
  • Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3825 Cinders (Dark Charcoal)Maya 8Ply  Baby Alpaca  #3825 Cinders (Dark Charcoal)
    Maya 8Ply Baby Alpaca #3825 Cinders (Dark Charcoal)
    520 available
    $11.00