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Fino

Alpaca with a Twist Fino yarn at For Yarn's Sake

Socrates

Alpaca with a twist Socrates yarn at For Yarn's Sake

Highlander

Alpaca with a Twist Highlander yarn at For Yarn's Sake

Big Baby

Alpaca with a Twist Big Baby yarn at For Yarn's Sake

In Italy Fino is a word used to describe the finest sherry available from the vineyard.

At Alpaca with a Twist, Fino is the finest lace weight yarn you could imagine. A perfect blend of baby alpaca & silk lends a luxurious handle, a dramatic lustrous sheen, & an elegant drape that will impress nobility!

When used as a single strand, it creates light-as-air, gossamer garments & breathtaking lace effects in shawls & stoles. Knit 2 or 3 strands together for sleek & supple mid-weight fabrics.

Fino is quite simply the best!

70% baby alpaca/ 30% silk
875 yards/ 100 grams
7 stitches per inch on #3 needles

This wonderfully soft blend of Alpaca, Merino Wool, Bamboo and Nylon isn't just a great sock yarn, it's also perfect for lace knitted scarves, shawls or accessories.

Fiber: 30% Baby Alpaca, 30% Merino Wool, 20% Bamboo, 20% Nylon
Weight: 100 grams
Yardage: 400 yards
Needle size: US 1
Gauge: 8 sts per inch
Care: Hand Wash. Dry Flat
Yarn Weight: Fingering

Steeped in tradition, Highlander is the ultimate tweedy donegal yarn.

Lightweight, breathable, and warm, the ultra-soft blend of baby alpaca and extrafine Merino wool is a match made in heaven.

With colors inspired by the natural beauty of Scotland's vast mountainscape, it's a contemporary take on the romance of the past.

45% baby alpaca, 45% merino wool, 8% microfiber, 2% viscose

Go on…spoil yourself with Big Baby! Heavenly soft & squeezable, it’s the ultimate bulky weight yarn for projects that work up in a flash.

The idea started on the Alpaca with a Twist farm spinning yarn the old fashioned way – by hand with a spinning wheel. The unique chunky texture & silky handle created such a stir they had to invent a commercially spun version to keep up with the demand! Then to make it extra special, we selected our favorite assortment of richly complex heather colors for a truly luxurious knitting experience!

100% baby alpaca
82 yards/ 100 grams
3 stitches per inch on #11 needles