Hand Spun Yarn - Alpaca and BFL Wool - Black and Fall

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Color - Black and Fall
This yarn is a two ply yarn. One strand is natural black from my alpaca, Bacchus. The other strand is a hand dyed BFL (Blue Faced Leicester) wool from my stash. The two fibers together offer a nice blend of lovely characteristics. Strength, elasticity and sheen abound. It is nice and soft and lovely to work with. It would be an asset to a very wide variety of projects. The colors are many and varied. The overall affect reminds me of all the best parts of Fall. Yellow, orange, tan, blue, green, and even a little bit of purple fill out this most lovely one of a kind skein of yarn. I hope you will enjoy it as much as I did making it!

Approx 4.4 oz, 191 yards of of alpaca and BFL (Blue Faced Leicester) wool. 2 Ply handspun yarn. Averaging from 10-16 WPI Medium Weight Yarn.

A message about plying yarn. Plying the singles gives them balance. A single strand pulls in the direction it was spun. Spinning two or three of these spun singles in the opposite direction balances out the twist so it won't pull either way. Plying also increases the strength of the yarn and adds elasticity.

Check your pattern recommendations to be sure if this yarn is suitable for your needs. Hand wash and lay flat to dry. Not suitable for felting.
Color varies from monitor to monitor. I have tried to offer the most reliable photos as possible.

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I ship USPS 1st class mail for all orders under 13 ounces unless you request otherwise. After 13 ounces all orders are mailed priority mail.
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I have a non smoking home but I do have a cat. I store my yarn away from the cat but he does live here so if you are deathly allergic to cats you should be aware of this.