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4.8

Blue Sky Alpacas Melange

Melange is a lovely sport weight 100% baby alpaca is a dream. The colors shine and the yarn is so soft it will be a joy to work with and to wear for years to come. Made in Peru.
Content:
100% Baby Alpaca
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
50g/110yd
Gauge:
5-6 sts = 1 on US 3-5
Knitting Weight:
Sport
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Blue Sky AlpacasMelange
 
4.8

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (18)
  • Nice texture (14)
  • Good weight (12)
  • Dyed evenly (9)
  • Knits quickly (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Scarves (14)
  • Hats (9)
  • Sweaters (8)
  • Gloves (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (16), Artist (5), Parent (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (17), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

more luxurious than cashmere!!!

I am making my 20 year old daughter a 'blankie'. This fiber far exceeds cashmere in softness. The drape is beautiful, and has a soft, baby light feel to it. It...Read complete review

I am making my 20 year old daughter a 'blankie'. This fiber far exceeds cashmere in softness. The drape is beautiful, and has a soft, baby light feel to it. It holds the pattern well. I had never worked with this fiber before, and would recommend it again and again. I am all ready thinking what I can make next with this fiber. I have attached a picture of a strip of the blankie...

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Lovely yarn, very slow processing and shipping.

Beautiful yarn. I'm a newborn photographer and it is going to look amazing on one of my newborns.

Beautiful yarn. I'm a newborn photographer and it is going to look amazing on one of my newborns.

Reviewed by 22 customers

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3.0

Lovely yarn, very slow processing and shipping.

By Claudia

from Eagle Pass, TX

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats

    Comments about Blue Sky Alpacas Melange:

    Beautiful yarn. I'm a newborn photographer and it is going to look amazing on one of my newborns.

    Service and delivery comments:

    I love ordering from this site! The prices can't be beat. However, I have found that it always takes them a few days to prepare my order and shipping also takes quite a bit. Pretty disappointing to have to wait up to 12 days for my yarn to arrive when knitpicks ships so much quicker.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Soft and beautiful

    By Carolyn

    from Las Vegas, Nv

    About Me Enthusiast

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Hides Mistakes
    • Knits Quickly
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Crocheted Stuffed Animal

      Comments about Blue Sky Alpacas Melange:

      I have used this to crochet several stuffed animal toys using and varying the patterns in "Edward's Menagerie" also purchased on line from Webs. The slight color variations in the yarn and the softness are perfect for this. The yarn, being Alpaca is a bit pricey for large garments, but would make beautiful scarves as well.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Lovely yarn

      By Helle S.

      from Norway

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Blue Sky Alpacas Melange:

        I love this yarn. It's soft to wear and keeps its shape.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Absolutely beautiful yarn!

        By sailingsandi

        from Greensboro, VT

        About Me Artist, Avid knitter, Enthusiast, Parent

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Socks
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Blue Sky Alpacas Melange:

          I used this yarn as part of a multi-colored modular sweater. The color is clear and bright; the texture is as soft as down. I want more! I would absolutely consider this product for future projects.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Melange - Blue Sky Alpacas

          By Sherry

          from Madison, WI

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves

            Comments about Blue Sky Alpacas Melange:

            Love this yarn. I have made two cowls, different colors. Very soft and feels good against skin.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            5.0

            Excellent Customer Service

            By Dottio

            from Seattle, WA

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Poncho
              • Shawl

              Comments about Blue Sky Alpacas Melange:

              In addition to the beautiful yarn, I found WEBS' customer service to be outstanding - with emails & 'real person' phone contact- I am really satisfied with this company.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Melange by Blue Sky Alpacas

              By Lori

              from Mechanicsburg, PA

              About Me Enthusiast, Novice, Parent

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Felting
                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Blue Sky Alpacas Melange:

                I bought this to knit a hat and then felt. It is so soft on the hands while knitting. The pattern called for 2 strands of yarn - one sport and one fingering weight. I used this yarn and Merino wool yarn. The pattern knitted quickly and with little trouble. When felted, the final product was as thick as I expected but didn't hold the form as well as I thought. It's a little too floppy. When I do this again, I'll use 2 yarns of sport weight to give a little more structure. Would buy this yarn again in a heartbeat. Love it!

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                • No

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                When you need a luxury yarn, this is it!

                By Off the hook

                from Amelia Island, FL

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Good Weight
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves

                  Comments about Blue Sky Alpacas Melange:

                  Crocheted an infinity scarf and the result was soft and luxurious. The yarn was easy to work with and gave great stitch definition even with a heavy halo. Each skein seemed a bit uneven as to the tightens of the strand. Some thick, some were thinner. It made keeping an even gauge difficult. This would change between skeins and Was uneven within the same skein. I had to keep the tension very tight to get a good result. But it was totally worth it because the end result was a gorgeous scarf that felt good around my neck. Not at all scratchy! Love it!

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Soft and lucious, exquisite heathers

                  By spinsterk

                  from mercersburg

                  About Me Cabler, Color Addict, Stashista

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Exquisite Color
                  • Good Weight
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gloves
                    • Hats
                    • Scarves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Blue Sky Alpacas Melange:

                    I love color work but I also love cables and this is perfect for both, It works well with other alpaca and alpaca blend yarns and the colors are really well done, subtle yet vibrant heathers. feels like a soft kitten while knitting and has a lovely drape and feel after knitting.

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                    • No

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Soft and Squishy

                    By PennyLane

                    from Nova Scotia, Canada

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                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Hides Mistakes

                    Cons

                    • Stretches

                    Best Uses

                    • Hats
                    • Scarves

                    Comments about Blue Sky Alpacas Melange:

                    I've used this yarn for hats and cowls. It is extremely soft. Not the yarn you want if you're looking for rigidity, but if soft and squishy is what you're looking for, this yarn is lovely. On a negative note: I used this yarn to line merino wool mittens and it stretched so much, I have to remake the linings. Beautiful colour selection.

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                    • No

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