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Fresco from Classic Elite Yarns
Fresco
Classic Elite Yarns
Sport (12 wpi) ?
164 yards
(150 meters)
50 grams
(1.76 ounces)
26.0 sts
= 4 inches
US 5 - 3.75 mm
60% Wool
30% Camelid - Alpaca
10% Angora
plied

Fresco is a smooth and even 3-ply sport weight yarn. The plies are twisted together tightly enough to make a firm, springy yarn, but not so tightly that the yarn loses its lofty, soft hand. The fiber blend—wool (for warmth and strength), alpaca (for loft and sheen), and a bit of angora (to provide a soft halo)—makes a yarn that’s warm, soft, and slightly fuzzy.

Fresco is available in an expansive palette, which makes it great for colorwork projects. However, because of the ply, the yarn is also great for textured stitches and lace.

60% Wool, 30% Baby Alpaca, 10% Angora

Handwash cold, dry flat.

popular colorways

5301 Natural White

274 stashed

382 projects

5303 Cinder

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5304 Sugar Blue

63 stashed

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5310 Regatta

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5312

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5313

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5315 Pea Pod

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5317 Sangria

53 stashed

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5322 Port Royale

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5326 Magenta

64 stashed

52 projects

5328 Rum Raisin

59 stashed

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5335 Peacock Green

45 stashed

52 projects

5336 Oatmeal

89 stashed

84 projects

5338 Red

58 stashed

58 projects

5343 Cornsilk

49 stashed

45 projects

5345 Taupe

61 stashed

42 projects

5346 Mallard Blue

110 stashed

85 projects

5348 Blue

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63 projects

5349 Blue Teal

66 stashed

83 projects

5350 Ginger

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5353 Strawberry

82 stashed

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5355 Rhumba Red

128 stashed

148 projects

5364 Light Green

45 stashed

60 projects

5367 Hopi Blue

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113 projects

5375 Gray Stone

152 stashed

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5377 Charcoal

155 stashed

174 projects

5378 Alpaca Brown

73 stashed

67 projects

5379 Purple Haze

75 stashed

64 projects

5395

113 stashed

108 projects

5397 Fern

89 stashed

71 projects

Black

20 stashed

54 projects

Parchment

26 stashed

79 projects