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Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Chunky

Misti Alpaca's popluar chunky weight yarn is now available in a hand paint version. This lightly twisted two-ply chunky alpaca is as soft as any product we’ve had the pleasure to work with; It's just yummy. It knits up quickly and is great for garments and accessories. Made in Peru.

Content:
100% Baby Alpaca
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
100g/108yd
Gauge:
3.5 sts = 1" on US 10
Knitting Weight:
Bulky
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Misti AlpacaHand Paint Chunky
 
4.8

(based on 28 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (26)
  • Knits quickly (23)
  • Nice texture (19)
  • Good weight (18)
  • Dyed evenly (14)

Cons

  • Sheds (5)

Best Uses

  • Scarves (20)
  • Hats (15)
  • Sweaters (9)
  • Gloves (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (18), Artist (6), Novice (6), Parent (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (24), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

beautiful soft and warm

The colors are beautiful even the solids. I have used this for cowls and sweater vest. Soooo warm and light weight. Great product.

The colors are beautiful even the solids. I have used this for cowls and sweater vest. Soooo warm and light weight. Great product.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

yarn sheds more than my cat

expensive, sheds quite a bit, beautiful colors, very soft

expensive, sheds quite a bit, beautiful colors, very soft

Reviewed by 28 customers

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5.0

Beautiful!

By Carolina Michigander

from North Carolina

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Sheds

Best Uses

  • Scarves

Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Chunky:

I first got this yarn when I was visiting home in Michigan. When I brought it back I started making a scarf and figured out that I needed more than I origionally thought. This is a beautiful soft yarn. Since it is from an animal it does shed a little and has a slight scratchy feeling against delicate skin similar to wool. But do not let that deter you! It is amazing and I plan to use it more!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

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5.0

I've died and gone to yarn heaven!

By Loom knitting Nancy

from Finger Lakes, NY

About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Scarves

    Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Chunky:

    This yarn is pure heaven to work with and to wear. I made an infinity scarf in a figure 8 stitch which compliments the hand painted syle of this yarn perfectly. I get so many compliments, it's unbelievable!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Hand paint makes beautiful pattern

    By Lap of Luxury

    from Windsor,CA

    About Me Enthusiast, Novice, Parent

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Sheds

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Chunky:

    I have made a spiral patterned snood from this beautiful yarn. It is the softest yarn I have found. The snood is light as air but oh so warm. The change of colors allows the diagonal pattern to stand out. I have so many orders from my friends I'll be making this for the next 5 years!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Great yarn

    By Night runner day knitter

    from Walnut Creek, CA

    About Me Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Knits Quickly
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Blanket
      • Hats
      • Scarves

      Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Chunky:

      The Colors are so vivid and the yarn is so soft. The yarn does tend to shed while you work with it (and I have not had it very long so I do not know if it will continue to shed) Love the colors on this. The online pictures do not do this justice.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Misti Alpaca

      By Nana

      from Madison, Wi.

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats

        Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Chunky:

        Love, love, love Misti Alpaca yarn! It is so soft that it's hard going back to working with any other yarn. The color variations are beautiful and interesting.
        'Have made several hats and cowls for my little grand daughters...Just remember to hand wash and air dry. Son-in-law shrunk a gorgeous cowl!

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        • No

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        4.0

        Nice color array!

        By Susan M.

        from Charleston, SC

        About Me Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

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        Pros

        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves

          Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Chunky:

          I used this yarn to knit a scarf with a diagonal pattern using short rows. The colors are very compatible with just about anything you would wear. Even though the yarn is labeled chunky it knits up with a fairly smooth texture. The yarn is very soft, pliable and comfortable to work with

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Love their yarns!!!!

          By Terri

          from Bossier City, LA

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Socks
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Chunky:

            Love their products, have re-ordered!!!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Great Alternate to Cashmere!

            By Luv2Knit

            from Birmingham, AL

            About Me Enthusiast

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Scarves

              Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Chunky:

              I have knitted and given several as gifts...RAVE reviews from my friends!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              beautiful soft and warm

              By mona

              from Mississippi

              About Me Artist, Enthusiast

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft
              • Warm

              Cons

              • Sheds

              Best Uses

              • Cowls
              • Hats
              • Scarves

              Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Chunky:

              The colors are beautiful even the solids. I have used this for cowls and sweater vest. Soooo warm and light weight. Great product.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great Quality

              By Suzie

              from Ann Arbor, Michigan

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Cowls
                • Wraps

                Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Chunky:

                This Yarn knits up Beautifully!!!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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