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Malabrigo Baby Silkpaca Lace

Malabrigo Baby Silkpaca Lace is so soft and silky! This plied laceweight yarn is an opulent addition to Malabrigo's gorgeous line, a blend of light and soft baby alpaca and drapey, lustrous silk. Baby Silkpaca Lace is dyed in dazzling colorways with all the striking combinations and depth of color you expect from Malabrigo. Made in Peru.

Please note: Malabrigo Rios is produced in dye lots of 5. Any order for more than 5 skeins will be of mixed dye lots. 

Content:
70% Baby Alpaca/30% Silk
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
50g/420yds
Gauge:
varies; US 3-8
Knitting Weight:
Lace
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MalabrigoBaby Silkpaca Lace
 
4.4

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

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    (1)

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92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (4)

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      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      beautiful colors - very soft and wonderf

      I wanted Jade Sapphire cashmere or cashmere silk it was but out of my price range. I've seen many wonderful alpaca silk laces but the colors from this Malabrigo line have the most beautiful...Read complete review

      I wanted Jade Sapphire cashmere or cashmere silk it was but out of my price range. I've seen many wonderful alpaca silk laces but the colors from this Malabrigo line have the most beautiful variations that look as classy to me as the Jade Sapphire cashmere. I will buy again.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Baby Silpaca Lace

      The yarn has a nice feel, but color 'carrot' should have been named 'dark carrot' I found using sz 1 needles made scarf too small. Starting over with larger needles. Using...Read complete review

      The yarn has a nice feel, but color 'carrot' should have been named 'dark carrot' I found using sz 1 needles made scarf too small. Starting over with larger needles. Using the herringbone pattern; I like the border but guess a heavier wgt. yarn would work up better.

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      5.0

      Lovely to work with

      By JMS

      from Toronto, Canada

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      Pros

      • Beautiful colours
      • Halo
      • Sheen
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves
        • Shawls

        Comments about Malabrigo Baby Silkpaca Lace:

        This is one of my favourite lace weight yarns. Beautiful results.

        Service and delivery comments:

        As usual, WEBS service was excellent!

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        • No

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        4.0

        Great lace weight yarn

        By Kath

        from Belleville, NJ

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        Pros

        • I Chose This T
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Dark Color Rubs Onto Hand

        Best Uses

          Comments about Malabrigo Baby Silkpaca Lace:

          I chose three colors on the computer to flow together. They work well and using 3 stands flow seamlessly from one to the next.

          Service and delivery comments:

          Great service! When I needed addition yarn I received it within about a week of order. And even the backorded portion arrived much soon than I expected it

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          4.0

          Perfect yarn for dainty scarves

          By AMK

          from McLean, VA

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                Comments about Malabrigo Baby Silkpaca Lace:

                I love this yarn which I use for knitting scarves. So far I haven't had any complaints about them, and the price is good. It is a pity that the colors generally are a lot darker than the samples shown on the site, but I will probably keep on using them.

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                5.0

                OMG!

                By spot

                from fresno,ca

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Pretty
                • Smooth
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Shalls

                  Comments about Malabrigo Baby Silkpaca Lace:

                  the color is even better in person then on the sight and it is wonderful for the shall I am doing. it has lots of yardage for the price, so it is a good value.

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                  5.0

                  Everything about this yarn is beautiful.

                  By lilmonkey99

                  from Long Island, NY

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                  Pros

                  • Beautiful coloring
                  • Just like the picture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Knitting
                    • Shawls

                    Comments about Malabrigo Baby Silkpaca Lace:

                    I started knitting a shawl with this yarn the day I got it. It's coming along very nicely. The yarn is so soft, I can't wait until the shawl is done so I can wear it. I highly suggest this yarn for any lace needs.

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    The yarn arrived in perfect condition, it just took a little while to get to me. It may have been because we got some nasty weather that week, but for some reason it was stuck at the USPS sort facility in Springfield for quite a few days. In the end it got to me just fine.

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                    3.0

                    Baby Silpaca Lace

                    By The Gardener

                    from Colorado

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                          Comments about Malabrigo Baby Silkpaca Lace:

                          The yarn has a nice feel, but color 'carrot' should have been named 'dark carrot' I found using sz 1 needles made scarf too small. Starting over with larger needles. Using the herringbone pattern; I like the border but guess a heavier wgt. yarn would work up better.

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                          4.0

                          stronger than it looks

                          By prinmom

                          from brooklyn, ny

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                                Comments about Malabrigo Baby Silkpaca Lace:

                                Nice product. Feels very soft. I had trouble with the pattern I used with this yarn. Even after several froggings, it was still in good shape, hardly any of the snarls that you often get with fuzzy yarn.

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                                5.0

                                Lovely!

                                By SonnyAK

                                from Anchorage, AK

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                                      Comments about Malabrigo Baby Silkpaca Lace:

                                      This is a really lovely lace weight yarn. I have worked with it before and it is a pleasure. The Polar Morn colorway is new to me and a very beautiful light glacier blue.

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                                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Another Malabrigo hit

                                      By Ragdoll babe

                                      from Reading, MA

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                                            Comments about Malabrigo Baby Silkpaca Lace:

                                            Soft and silky, drapes nicely and lovely colors - typical Malabrigo!

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                                            (1 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            4.0

                                            Love all yarn made by Malabrigo

                                            By madean03

                                            from portland oregon

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                                                  Comments about Malabrigo Baby Silkpaca Lace:

                                                  I have not started my project yet with this yarn. I will be making a shawl combining this yarn with another malabrigo.

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