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    Classic Elite Yarns Silky Alpaca Lace Hand Paint

    Classic Elite Silky Alpaca Lace Hand Paint has beautiful self striping colors on a soft and smooth alpaca/silk blend. This stunning lace weight is perfect for breathtakingly colorful lace shawls, scarves, and more! Made in Peru.

    Content:
    70% Baby Alpaca/30% Silk
    Care:
    Hand Wash, Dry Flat
    Weight/Yardage:
    50g/460yd
    Gauge:
    8.5 sts = 1" on US 2
    Knitting Weight:
    Lace
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    Classic Elite YarnsSilky Alpaca Lace Hand Paint
     
    4.6

    (based on 14 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (9)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good weight (11)
    • Nice texture (11)
    • Soft (10)
    • Dyed evenly (8)
    • Knits quickly (7)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves (9)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Enthusiast (11), Artist (4)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (12)

      Reviewed by 14 customers

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      4.0

      Delight to work with

      By Cedar's Mom

      from Crested Butte, CA

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Silky Alpaca Lace Hand Paint:

        Really enjoy working with this yarn, colors flow smoothly and knits beautiful. Can't wait to get back to my shawl project.

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        • No

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        5.0

        I have purchased this product many times

        By Sue

        from Honolulu, HI and Irvine, CA

        About Me Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Easy To Fix
        • Nice Texture

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Scarves

          Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Silky Alpaca Lace Hand Paint:

          I have made many scarves with this yarn and now I am making shawls. After blocking, this yarn is incredibly soft.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          Comment on this review

           
          4.0

          Wonder for Scarves

          By Sue

          from Honolulu, HI and Irvine, CA

          About Me Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves

            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Silky Alpaca Lace Hand Paint:

            This yarn comes in a variety of beautiful colors. I have used it to make scarves and, after blocking, they have turned out beautifully.
            I have a pattern for a stole in the Silky Alpaca Lace and can't wait to start it.

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            • No

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            5.0

            "A joy to use"

            By witty knitter

            from Australia

            About Me Enthusiast

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Scarves

              Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Silky Alpaca Lace Hand Paint:

              Used for shawls, scarves and hats.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Perfection in yarn

              By batcityfog

              from Brisbane,CA

              About Me Old Grandma

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Silky Alpaca Lace Hand Paint:

                Hard to argue with "perfect" ... This yarn has it, knits up beautifully, doesn't itch, looks fantastic.... I made shawls with it... Only 460 yards to a skein so buy enough, tho I reordered it and the match was seamless...

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                • No

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                5.0

                baby alpaca silk lace weight

                By jajpegasus

                from salmon, idaho

                About Me Artist, Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Silky Alpaca Lace Hand Paint:

                    Drapes very well. Feels wonderful. The variegated color is beautiful maroon to rust-like.
                    Friends love the color and think the shawl is beautiful even before finished.

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                    • Yes

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                    5.0

                    Lovey Alpaca

                    By BjKnitter

                    from Parker, Colorado

                    About Me Enthusiast

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Weight
                    • Hides Mistakes
                    • Nice Texture

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Scarves

                      Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Silky Alpaca Lace Hand Paint:

                      Bought this to make The "Fan Sweater" in the Japanese Knitting book.

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Very fine but also beautiful

                      By moxiemje

                      from Western New York

                      About Me Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Colors are beautiful
                      • Dyed Evenly
                      • Nice Texture

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Silky Alpaca Lace Hand Paint:

                          I am using this yarn to make a flame stitch lace scarf on size 6 needles as the pattern calls for. Maybe it's only because I have little experience with yarn this fine that it has been a bit difficult for me. But I shall persevere as the yarn shows the pattern beautifully and the colors are stunning. If you are already a lace master, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it highly. For fairly new to lace, it's gong to take some effort but it's worth it.

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                          • No

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                          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          love this yarn!

                          By Annie

                          from Mid-Michigan

                          About Me Knitter

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Dyed Evenly
                          • Good Weight
                          • Machine Washable
                          • Nice Texture
                          • Soft

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Shawls

                            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Silky Alpaca Lace Hand Paint:

                            Loved the color, weight, and texture. Knits up beautifully.

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                            • No

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                            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Gorgeous Colors and so soft!

                            By Glacy1

                            from Eagle, Idaho

                            About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Fiber Artist, Knitting Addict

                            See all my reviews

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Good Weight
                            • Knits Quickly
                            • Nice Texture
                            • Soft

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Lace shawls
                              • Scarves

                              Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Silky Alpaca Lace Hand Paint:

                              Lovely colors, so soft and silky feeling. Loving this yarn.

                              Service and delivery comments:

                              Delivery prompt, arrived in good condition.

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                              • No

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