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Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light

Ultra Alpaca Light is the newest addition to our best selling Ultra Alpaca family. 23 favorite shades including the popular mélange heathers are now available in a finer gauge for knitters who prefer lacier and lighter weight knitting projects. Made in Peru.

Content:
50% Super Fine Alpaca/50% Peruvian Wool
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
50g/144yd
Gauge:
5.75 sts = 1" on US 5
Knitting Weight:
DK
$7.00 hank Discountable
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BerrocoUltra Alpaca Light
 
4.5

(based on 36 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (30)
  • Good weight (29)
  • Dyed evenly (27)
  • Soft (24)
  • Knits quickly (19)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (24)
    • Hats (19)
    • Sweaters (18)
    • Gloves (15)
    • Socks (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (24), Artist (5), Parent (4), Collector (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (32), Yes (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    A dream to knit with!

    I used this to make a Zelda Cloche. There were so many beautiful colors to choose from. I find myself seeking projects out that I can use this yarn for. The texture and...Read complete review

    I used this to make a Zelda Cloche. There were so many beautiful colors to choose from. I find myself seeking projects out that I can use this yarn for. The texture and drape and stitch definition were so perfect I didn't want my project to be finished!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Beautiful Yarn, but Shrinks Easily

    I made a hat and mittens with this yarn. These looked beautiful initially, but didn't wear very well. The mittens got very felted from just one session of cross-country skiing. The hat shrank...Read complete review

    I made a hat and mittens with this yarn. These looked beautiful initially, but didn't wear very well. The mittens got very felted from just one session of cross-country skiing. The hat shrank from being handwashed in cold water. Despite being slightly oversized initially, after just 2 washes it was too small to wear.

    Reviewed by 36 customers

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    5.0

    Great color, Great texture!

    By Gauloise

    from Baltimore

    About Me Enthusiast

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Machine Washable
    • Nice Texture

    Cons

    • Unravels

    Best Uses

    • Gloves
    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light:

    Great color.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    4.0

    Great yarn, knits up nicely

    By bingaling

    from Iowa

    About Me Enthusiast, Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Socks

      Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light:

      I've used this yarn for both socks/slippers and arm warmers. It knits up quickly, has a nice feel, and is very warm. I love the selection of colors as well.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Soft

      By Kelly Again

      from Austin, TX

      About Me Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft
      • Warm

      Cons

      • Need To Hand Wash

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Socks

      Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light:

      My husband LOVES alpaca and requested a hat made specifically from alpaca. I was worried that it would be "itchy" but this is soft and I enjoy knitting it. It will be worth the extra care for him to have a hat which is warm and soft that he really loves.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      A wonderful yarn

      By Crafty Chick

      from N. Wilkesboro, NC

      About Me Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light:

        Used this wonderful yarn to make a scarf. It is just a delight to work with. It is very forgiving and works up beautifully. I loved everything about it!

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        • No

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        4.0

        Lovely color, nice drape

        By Rosie

        from Illinois

        About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Stretches

        Best Uses

        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light:

        Good price for yardage

        Service and delivery comments:

        Quick delivery

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        3.0

        Beautiful Yarn, but Shrinks Easily

        By The Knitting Ninja

        from Calgary, AB

        About Me Enthusiast, Novice

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Hides Mistakes
        • Knits Quickly

        Cons

        • Coarse

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light:

        I made a hat and mittens with this yarn. These looked beautiful initially, but didn't wear very well. The mittens got very felted from just one session of cross-country skiing. The hat shrank from being handwashed in cold water. Despite being slightly oversized initially, after just 2 washes it was too small to wear.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        Best yarn for sweaters

        By cheech

        from st Paul Minnesota

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • I love working with this

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light:

          I use this for sweaters - great for Minnesota winters.

          Service and delivery comments:

          Fast and reliable delivery

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Beautiful Alpaca Yarn

          By MinnesotaE

          from Minnesota

          About Me Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light:

            I love alpaca and have used this yarn in a heavier weight so am confident I'll love it in this weight just as much. Color is a little darker than the online photo - more of a dark mulberry. Very rich and soft. Will make a great cowl.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Love this yarn.

            By bearay

            from Abbotsford, Canada

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light:

              Good value

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              Soft, great color, great warmth

              By Mitten Knitter

              from No. MI

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gloves
                • Hats
                • Scarves

                Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light:

                Used for fingerless mitts with a leaf pattern. Fuzzy and soft but showed off the pattern just fine. The color Pea Soup was intense and beautifully appropriate with my leaves

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                • No

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