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Misti Alpaca Tonos Worsted

Misti Alpaca Tonos Worsted is a beautiful worsted weight yarn perfect for any project. The wonderful hand-painted tonal colors add a hint of interest to your project without overpowering the stitch pattern. Misti Alpaca Tonos worsted is a soft blend of alpaca and merino wool. Made in Peru.

Content:
50% Baby Alpaca/ 50% Merino Wool
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/218yd
Gauge:
5 sts = 1" on US 7
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$21.80 hank $11.49 hank
  • 11 In Stock 50+ hanks $11.49
  • 51 Zinnia In Stock 7 hanks $11.49
  • 38 Flames In Stock 6 hanks $11.49
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Misti AlpacaTonos Worsted
 
4.5

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (15)
  • Good weight (12)
  • Nice texture (12)
  • Knits quickly (5)
  • Dyed evenly (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Scarves (11)
  • Sweaters (11)
  • Hats (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (10), Artist (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Beautiful, soft varigation

I love yarn that is either softly varigated, or it multi-colored, mindfully variaged. Have you ever bought a ball of yarn because the colors look good wound, and then you make the sock...Read complete review

I love yarn that is either softly varigated, or it multi-colored, mindfully variaged. Have you ever bought a ball of yarn because the colors look good wound, and then you make the sock and are like, "ewww?" I know. This yarn looks good both wound, and all knit up! I love it! I made a hat with a cable four pattern. I'm not talking big cabled braids or anything you might be making to put on a fisherman, just something you might be making to put on a friend who, in my case, happens to be a postal worker. Being a friend, she says she loves the hat already without ever having seen it, but you know what? She is going to love its pretty color, its soft texture, the slight varigation that doesn't overpower the cable pattern, the light color, on the contrary, letting my little cable pattern, 'pop,' as they say. I would buy it again!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Does not wear well

It knit up beautifully. I knit a complex cable tunic; this had great stich definition. The soft tones in the colorway are exquisite and blend well.
I have now worn it for...Read complete review

It knit up beautifully. I knit a complex cable tunic; this had great stich definition. The soft tones in the colorway are exquisite and blend well.
I have now worn it for three months - maybe weekly.
Hand washed and reblocked very carefully (been knitting for 60 years.)It pills so badly it is now unwearable; the fuzz is covering the cables. I have used other alpaca blends, never had this great a problem.

Reviewed by 20 customers

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5.0

Sumptuous fun

By Turtle

from Jericho, NY

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Knits Quickly
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Blankets
    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Misti Alpaca Tonos Worsted:

    I used this yarn to make a large cable-sampler blanket - and I've bought more to do it again. The first one is so soft and cuddly, and I had fun making it, so it is off to friends in Germany and I'll make this next one for me. This yarn is wonderfully soft and has a bit of that merino stretch, making it extra squashy.

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    • No

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    4.0

    Really pretty

    By Meggie

    from Columbus,OH

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Mittens
      • Scarves

      Comments about Misti Alpaca Tonos Worsted:

      I used this to make stranded mittens and the tonal coloring looked great. The alpaca content makes them very warm, too.

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      • No

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      5.0

      A must for your yarn stash

      By Alpaca Lady in Barnum

      from Barnum, MN.

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Felting
        • Gloves
        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Misti Alpaca Tonos Worsted:

        Use this product to make accessories such as hats, scarves, mittens and headbands. Love the weight of this product and also the colors.

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        • No

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        5.0

        great yarn

        By Penne B

        from Palm Springs, CA

        About Me Artist, Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Misti Alpaca Tonos Worsted:

          This yarn is a delight to work with. The colors are beautiful. It had a perfect weight and lovely stitches.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          5.0

          Great

          By Sue

          from MA

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Nice Texture

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Misti Alpaca Tonos Worsted:

              I haven't knitted it up yet, but I can say the color way and mix of colors is gorgeous (purple mix). Feels so soft. Seems like it will be perfect.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Beautiful, soft varigation

              By Chrissy

              from Rochester, New York

              About Me Artist, Enthusiast

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Misti Alpaca Tonos Worsted:

                I love yarn that is either softly varigated, or it multi-colored, mindfully variaged. Have you ever bought a ball of yarn because the colors look good wound, and then you make the sock and are like, "ewww?" I know. This yarn looks good both wound, and all knit up! I love it! I made a hat with a cable four pattern. I'm not talking big cabled braids or anything you might be making to put on a fisherman, just something you might be making to put on a friend who, in my case, happens to be a postal worker. Being a friend, she says she loves the hat already without ever having seen it, but you know what? She is going to love its pretty color, its soft texture, the slight varigation that doesn't overpower the cable pattern, the light color, on the contrary, letting my little cable pattern, 'pop,' as they say. I would buy it again!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

                 
                4.0

                unbelievably soft yarn

                By Paula

                from Bartlesville, OK

                About Me Enthusiast

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Soft

                Cons

                • Stretches

                Best Uses

                • Scarves

                Comments about Misti Alpaca Tonos Worsted:

                I made an infinity cowl with this. The soft tone on tone color emphasizes textural stitches nicely. The only drawback to this yarn is how much the finish project stretches when its worn. It's very drapey.

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                • No

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Gorgeous!

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                By Insane Knitter

                from Oregon Coast

                About Me Enthusiast

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Good Weight
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hats
                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Misti Alpaca Tonos Worsted:

                  Absolutely gorgeous yarn! I'd heard of this company before but had never worked with their product. I chose this yarn for the colorway (TW 21 burgundy/wine) and fiber blend. I am not at all disappointed and will be buying this brand again.

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                  • No

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Wonderful yarn!

                  By MAB

                  from Huron, Ohio

                  About Me Novice

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Misti Alpaca Tonos Worsted:

                    Used this yarn to knit a wallaby sweater for my sister. Sweater was sooo soft and hung beautifully. Would buy the yarn again.

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                    • No

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                    (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    2.0

                    Does not wear well

                    By complusive knitter

                    from rtha's Vineyard, MA

                    About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

                    Pros

                    • Dyed Evenly
                    • Good Weight
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Misti Alpaca Tonos Worsted:

                        It knit up beautifully. I knit a complex cable tunic; this had great stich definition. The soft tones in the colorway are exquisite and blend well.
                        I have now worn it for three months - maybe weekly.
                        Hand washed and reblocked very carefully (been knitting for 60 years.)It pills so badly it is now unwearable; the fuzz is covering the cables. I have used other alpaca blends, never had this great a problem.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

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