Holst Garn Titicaca is a thin 2-ply 100% alpaca yarn.
Titicaca can be knit alone in 1 or 2 threads for fine soft shawls or light clothing. It is also perfect knitted together with Supersoft, Coast, Noble and Tides; The alpaca will add softness and a light fluffiness to your knitting.
Titicaca is available in 50 g balls.
Approximately 400 meters/437 yards per 50 gram
Knit with one thread at needles 2.5-3 mm/US 2-3 (Approx. 25 stitches = 10 cm/4 inches).
Knit with two threads at needles 3.5-4 mm/US 4-6 (Approx. 23 stitches = 10 cm/4 inches).
When you use Holst Garn Titicaca 100% alpaca with another yarn, 1 thread will add approx. ½ a size to your knitting needles. If you usually knit for instance Coast at needles 3 mm/US 3 - Coast and Titicaca knit together will fit a size 3½ mm/US 4.
Note: Holst Garn Coast contains a bit of spinning oil and excess dye. The oil and excess dye will disappear at the first wash - and the yarn will bloom and become extremely soft.
**Unless otherwise stated all fabric is sold in 1/2 yard increments. If you need a longer length, just order multiple units at checkout.
e.g. If you want 2 yards just select "4" in the quantity box.
Note: 1/2 yard = approximately 45.72 cms