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Peruvian Tweed
Henry's Attic
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
600 yards (549 meters)
227 grams (8.01 ounces)
24.0 sts = 4 inches
US 4 - 6 or 3.5 - 4mm
100% Alpaca
Plied

Fiber Content:
100% Superfine Alpaca, spun in Peru.

**Description:** All colors are naturally occurring—no dyes have been used. Known as “the heavenly fiber” because it’s grown between the altitudes of 13,000 and 16,000 feet.

Note: This yarn is considered a ‘light worsted’ weight yarn - slightly heavier than DK.

Information from The Village Spinning & Weaving Shop website:

“Superfine Peruvian Tweed Alpaca Light worsted weight Yarn spun in Peru. Supplied in 8 oz.± hanks. Approximately 1200 yards per lb. (that’s about 600 yards per skein)

All colors are naturally occurring - no dyes are added. “Peruvian Tweed” is a three-ply yarn… two softer twist plies plus one ply of a tighter twist that secures everything and helps give it an irregular look.

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