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Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Aire

Plymouth Baby Alpaca Aire is true to its name! This soft chainette yarn is super airy and lofty-- it's a great worsted weight, and when knit with a  bigger size needle, the looped fibers puff up to create the fluffiest fabric. Baby Alpaca Aire is springy to knit; the chainette construction gives the alpaca more elasticity, so large projects won't stretch out. All that, plus glorious color in solids and heathers, and the sumptuous feel of 100% alpaca! Made in Peru

Content:
100% Alpaca
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/218yds
Gauge:
4 sts = 1" on US 9
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$17.99 ball $9.99 ball
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Plymouth YarnBaby Alpaca Aire
 
4.7

(based on 17 reviews)

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    (12)

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    (5)

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  • Soft (5)

Cons

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    • Was this a gift?:
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5.0

Baby Alpaca

By Memere

from NH

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Great Colors
  • So soft

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Aire:

      Love this yarn, knits up well and looks great.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Fluffy as a Cloud

      By LindaLu

      from Concord, MA

      Verified Buyer

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            Comments about Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Aire:

            this yarn is by far the most pleasure able to knit with. It is so soft, fluffy and light. I am knitting an afghan for my mother's 70th birthday and have just purchased a bunch of skeins in 2 of its other colors to make infinity scarves. This way I always will have a project going in this yarn. Such a treat. I recommend using needles that have a blunter point and a loose knit with this yarn keeps it airy.

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            4.0

            Received product within a week!!

            By A Knitter

            from Seattle, Wa

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                  Comments about Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Aire:

                  The yarn And it's color was exactly what I wanted, but note that the picture color online was darker than the actual color sent, which, as above worked for me. And, delivery was prompt. I will use this site again.

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                  5.0

                  "It's sooooooooo soft and squishy!"

                  By Deb

                  from Maryland

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                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Afgans
                      • Everything
                      • Shawls
                      • Sweater

                      Comments about Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Aire:

                      Bought this a year ago and finally decided to make a shawl. Decided to make a Rowan sweater instead and was thrilled to see it offered again in my color!

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Beautiful soft yarn

                      By Connie Sue

                      from Denver, CO

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Works up beautifully

                      Cons

                      • Honestly None

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Aire:

                        Beautiful soft yarn. I'm allergic to many wool yarns, and this feels wonderful on my hands.

                        Service and delivery comments:

                        I always use the basic delivery and I receive my orders so quickly. Very good service.

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                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Nice n soft

                        By Chick

                        from Canberra Australia

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Good colouring
                        • Soft

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Cardi
                          • Jumper

                          Comments about Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Aire:

                          This is a really soft yarn with very good subtle colour variation. It is very similar to Rowan Lima yarn.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Lovely

                          By Cindy

                          from North Carolina

                          Verified Buyer

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                                Comments about Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Aire:

                                Lovely

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                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                4.0

                                Soft, Beautiful, Tricky

                                By Left Hook

                                from Chicago, Illinois

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                                      Comments about Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Aire:

                                      This is my first foray into chainette yarns. Once I figure out hook size and tension, I think the results will be lofty, soft, and altogether lovely... but right now I'm struggling with stitches being too tight to show off the yarn properly. (That's my issue, not the yarn's!)

                                      My stitch pattern is mostly plain but with a bit of cabling -- the jury is still out whether the stitch definition will work with this yarn. I'm making the plain parts first to get used to the yarn, and will see how things look a little further into the project.

                                      Bottom line: it's a beautiful product, lovely to work with, but does require some skill and thinking about appropriate uses. I'm making a sleeveless vest for my mom-in-law, and I think she will love the softness and loft (and her favourite colour).

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                                      (12 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Most satisfying yarn!

                                      By Marie

                                      from San Francisco Bay Area

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy to knit
                                      • Light Weight
                                      • Soft

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Cowl
                                        • Scarf
                                        • Sweater

                                        Comments about Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Aire:

                                        I knitted three strands together for a tunic vest with a honeycomb pattern. It was incredibly light and soft and an absolute pleasure to knit. The finished product is my favorite knitted piece--and I have been knitting for 58 years!

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                                        5.0

                                        Baby Alpaca Aire

                                        By Candi

                                        from Toms River, NJ

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Great Body Texture
                                        • Great Body To Yarn
                                        • great to work with
                                        • Ohsooo Soft

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Shawls Cowls Sweaters

                                          Comments about Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Aire:

                                          All things knitted
                                          Soft texture
                                          Beautiful color

                                          Service and delivery comments:

                                          Prompt service & delivery
                                          Even on reorder of same yarn, they were able to send the exact dye lot!!
                                          Did not need customer service.
                                          Web site easy to maneuver.

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