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Classic Elite Yarns Inca Alpaca

Classic Elite Inca Alpaca is a cozy 100% alpaca yarn. Classic Elite Inca Alpaca is a light worsted weight and is perfect for sweaters and any kind of cold weather accessories.  Made in Peru.

 

Content:
100% Alpaca
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
50g/109yd
Gauge:
5 sts = 1" on US 7
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$9.95 hank $4.99 hank
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Classic Elite YarnsInca Alpaca
 
4.5

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (10)
  • Good weight (9)
  • Knits quickly (8)
  • Dyed evenly (7)
  • Nice texture (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (9)
  • Scarves (8)
  • Hats (6)
  • Gloves (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

One of my favorite sweater yarns

This yarn has a wonderful heathered look with a soft halo. A sweater that I knit with it exhibits almost no pilling after countless wears. It is important to swatch carefully and to wash...Read complete review

This yarn has a wonderful heathered look with a soft halo. A sweater that I knit with it exhibits almost no pilling after countless wears. It is important to swatch carefully and to wash the swatch, because alpaca is prone to stretching. I would use this yarn for sweaters and gloves, but would find it a touch too scratchy for scarves. Will definitely purchase it again!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not so bad...

I bought this yarn for a sweater, and I have mixed feelings about it. On the one hand, it is comparatively soft, and I like the halo, and it does not shed...Read complete review

I bought this yarn for a sweater, and I have mixed feelings about it. On the one hand, it is comparatively soft, and I like the halo, and it does not shed that much (although there is still some minor shedding), but it splits horribly while knitting! The stitch definition is NOT perfect either even though I knit tight and I used needles # 3, not the recommended ones. I would not buy it again although it is was not completely a disaster, I am tired of splitting issues. Very annoying.

Reviewed by 12 customers

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5.0

I'm going to love this sweater!

By Tenor Sax

from Gardner, MA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters

    Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Inca Alpaca:

    This is a wonderfully soft yarn that's going to make a fantastic sweater. I love working with it. The yarn is soft and the fabric knitted up is likewise soft and squishy.

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    • No

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    5.0

    100% Alpaca Yarn

    By Andy

    from Peru, In

    About Me Alpaca Farmer, Make Products For Resale, Resell In Fiber Store

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Soft

    Cons

    • I Have Not Seen Any Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Scarves

    Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Inca Alpaca:

    I like the fact that Webs has deep discounts. This helps my bottomline and in the end enables the buyer to have good products at better prices.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Love love love this yarn

    By PhDiva

    from Bloomington, IN

    About Me Enthusiast

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Inca Alpaca:

      I used this yarn to knit a scarf for a friend, and I'm glad she chose this yarn, because it's very soft and will feel great next to the skin. It comes in great colors, and knits up fast.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Knits easily and is wonderfully-soft

      By Paula

      from Rhode island

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Expensive but worth it

      Best Uses

        Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Inca Alpaca:

        Made a beautiful (and soft) scarf for a close friend

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        4.0

        Alpaca yarns

        By cella

        from new york

        About Me Enthusiast, Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Inca Alpaca:

          I knitted a cowl with this yarn. It is extremely soft and easy to knit with. Great colors too.

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          • No

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Not so bad...

          By Margo

          from Arlington, WA

          About Me Artist

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Knits Quickly
          • Machine Washable
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Inca Alpaca:

            I bought this yarn for a sweater, and I have mixed feelings about it. On the one hand, it is comparatively soft, and I like the halo, and it does not shed that much (although there is still some minor shedding), but it splits horribly while knitting! The stitch definition is NOT perfect either even though I knit tight and I used needles # 3, not the recommended ones. I would not buy it again although it is was not completely a disaster, I am tired of splitting issues. Very annoying.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Love this yarn

            By Janie

            from Waynesburg Pa

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Fix
            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

            • Alpaca Does Stretch
            • Stretches

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Inca Alpaca:

            I love this yarn, it is really soft and a dream to work with but it is alpaca and alpaca stretches, next time I wil go down a needle size for this yarn.

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            • No

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            5.0

            great yarn, a pleasure to knit.

            By bonnieboy

            from ontario,canada

            About Me Enthusiast, Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Easy To Fix
            • Good Weight
            • Hides Mistakes
            • Knits Quickly
            • Machine Washable
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gloves
              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Inca Alpaca:

              I used this yarn to knit a blanket for
              my greatgrandniece. It knit up beautifully
              and was a pleasure to handle.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              5.0

              incredibly soft

              By Northwoods Knitter

              from Maine

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Easy To Fix
              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Inca Alpaca:

                I have knit several scarves with this yarn since everyone who has seen my first scarf wanted one too!

                It is soft and warm and the colors are great.

                Service and delivery comments:

                Webs' service is great; delivery arrives before I expect it.

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                • No

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                My favorite yarn!

                By Julia Felix

                from Claverack, NY

                About Me Enthusiast

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Easy To Fix
                • Good Weight
                • Hides Mistakes
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gloves
                  • Hats
                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Inca Alpaca:

                  I've made two capelets and a sweater from this beautiful yarn, and have 28 skeins left...I've stockpiled it! Beautiful hand, lovely coloring, very lightweight yet warm. I'm an intermediate (but slow) knitter, and this is the most beautiful and versatile yarn I've ever used. Am planning another sweater from it now....

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                  • No

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