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Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk

Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk is a super light and soft blend with a little gentle, silky sheen that is sure to become a favorite. Lace knitters will love Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk for many of their favorite patterns.  Made in Peru.

Color Cards and Color Books for this yarn are available.

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Content:
80% Alpaca/20% Silk
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
1/2-lb cones/3472 YPP (1736 yards/cone)
Gauge:
8 sts = 1"
Knitting Weight:
Lace
Sett:
18–20epi
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Valley Yarns2/14 Alpaca Silk
 
4.6

(based on 110 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (74)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (84)
  • Nice texture (82)
  • Good weight (70)
  • Dyed evenly (45)
  • Knits quickly (21)

Cons

  • Splits (6)
  • Sheds (3)

Best Uses

  • Scarves (59)
  • Sweaters (16)
  • Gloves (10)
  • Hats (9)
  • Shawls (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (53), Artist (28), Weaver (6), Collector (5), Novice (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (91), Yes (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Really soft, nice to handle and wear

I wove a shawl and an infinity wrap with this yarn, and was so happy with the results I am about to order more. I wove the first two items with the same yarn...Read complete review

I wove a shawl and an infinity wrap with this yarn, and was so happy with the results I am about to order more. I wove the first two items with the same yarn as weft, but then I sampled using 8/2 tencel weft and the shiny/matte contrast is gorgeous, so my next pieces will use a tencel weft. THanks to all the reviewers who helped me realize a sett of 24 would work just fine for the diamond twill I used.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Color Inaccurate

The yarn was beautiful but completely inaccurate and a different, lighter tone than what is described in the picture. The yarn itself, other thasn color us as described. The problem with the color...Read complete review

The yarn was beautiful but completely inaccurate and a different, lighter tone than what is described in the picture. The yarn itself, other thasn color us as described. The problem with the color was not due to different screen colors.. it was the same on every screen I opened it on, including the customer service representative I called at WEBS... they literally got up and grabbed a few cones and confirmed all of them were much lighter than what was described in picture... (while they were pleasant about it, I still had to ask for them to do this.)
Again, the color was beautiful but not a true representation of the picture and what was described.
The yarn itself is amazing, just the wrong color.

Reviewed by 110 customers

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5.0

I am enjoying knitting with this yarn.

By KnittyVal

from Northern California

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk:

      I am using it to knit a shawl as a gift. It handles well and the drape is wonderful.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Love this yarn!

      By LMac

      from New Zealand

      About Me Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk:

        Love this yarn- it warps up easily and weaves well, and has a lovely bloom when finished

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Beautiful lace yarn

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        By gfearon

        from Marietta, GA

        About Me Crocheter, Designer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Crochets Evenly
        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Hides Mistakes
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Fuzzy

        Best Uses

        • Shawls Or Wraps

        Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk:

        This lace was recommended to me while working on a swap item. She wanted me to use this lace with gold sewing thread to crochet a lace wrap. This yarn is so beautiful; and the gold thread was a perfect addition. (I'm using the navy color lace). I love that this lace comes with so much yardage and that it comes on a cone; really easy to use. I'm using a 3.25mm hook. I will definitely be coming back to try some other colors for myself.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        worked great

        By Cowcreeker

        from Azalea, OR

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Remained Soft
        • Soft

        Cons

        • A Little Fuzzy

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk:

        Worked well for the crackle scarf - great colors.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        2.0

        alpaca silk

        By Barbara

        from Queensbury, ny

        About Me Artist, Artist And Knitter

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Colors Are Dull
          • Colors Of The 2 I Receive

          Best Uses

            Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk:

            just the colors of the two I received are dull. Will be returning the second one for a refund.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Very nice yarn!

            By Twillweaver

            from Sisters, OR

            About Me Artist, Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight
            • Machine Washable
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Scarves

              Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk:

              At 24 epi, this wove up beautifully in a twill and plain weave shawl and yardage. It is easy to use and fairly soft, though I have not actually put it to my skin to test yet.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Lovely as warp or weft!

              By firebird96

              from Warner Robins, GA, USA

              About Me Enthusiast, Weaver

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves
                • Yardage

                Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk:

                I've been using this as weft with Valley Yarns draft #80 Feathers scarf & absolutely love it. Warp is the same yarn hand dyed by The Kangaroo Dyer available at Webs. It weaves up beautifully & has a fabulous soft hand after finishing. Looking forward to using this yarn repeatedly for next to skin soft weaving projects.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Valley Alpaca Silk is my go to yarn now!

                By driverweaves

                from Langley, Washington

                About Me Enthusiast, Weaving Enthusiast

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves
                  • Weaving Scarves

                  Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk:

                  I use 2/14 Alpaca Silk exclusively in weaving, primarily scarves.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  WEBS often has to backorder, but I can always wait!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Beautiful!

                  By Sophia

                  from Philadelphia

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dyed Evenly
                  • Good Weight
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk:

                      I used this yarn to machine knit a dress of my own design. It was just what I was looking for, beautifully drape and easy to work with. Slippery on the machine, but that's what I expect our of alpaca and silk!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Lovely yarn

                      By Martha

                      from Red Lodge MT

                      About Me Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to work with
                      • Good Weight
                      • Nice Texture
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk:

                          I used this to make a lacy scarf - turned out great, just like the photo in the pattern. Easily and readily blocked. It is a 2-ply yarn and it is all two easy to knit (or purl) into each of the 2 plies, thus increasing 1 stitch. It is so soft, drapes beautifully.

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                          • No

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