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Cascade Yarns Alpaca Lace

Cascade's Alpaca Lace spins a web of pure softness. This gossamer 100% alpaca laceweight will work up into stunning shawls and wraps. Made in Peru. 

Content:
100% Alpaca
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/437yds
Gauge:
7 sts = 1" on US 2
Knitting Weight:
Lace
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Cascade YarnsAlpaca Lace
 
3.7

(based on 9 reviews)

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  • 5 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (2)

78%

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        5.0

        soft and lightweight

        By Barbara

        from Newport, RI

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              Comments about Cascade Yarns Alpaca Lace:

              I've used this yarn for several scarves including a lacy patterned one and was very happy with the results. With the great color selection, and lightweight softness, I will use again.

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              4.0

              Satisfied

              By don't bother me with usless things.

              from Georgia

              Verified Buyer

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                    Comments about Cascade Yarns Alpaca Lace:

                    I said all I intended to say!

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Shawls all the way

                    By Katie

                    from New York

                    Pros

                    • Colors
                    • Durable
                    • Soft
                    • Warm

                    Cons

                    • Some Plant Fibers

                    Best Uses

                    • Lace work
                    • Scarfs
                    • Shawls

                    Comments about Cascade Yarns Alpaca Lace:

                    This was used in 3 different shawls of 1000+ yards. I never really had a problem with it other then it likes to grab on to other stitches as you rip out rows. I expected this though. I'm not sure where the other one star ratings came from. I've used this plenty of times and have never had a problem. Its very durable once knit up as long as you're not dragging it along a bed of nails. Its also extremely soft. There have been instances where I have gotten some plant fibers in the yarn but those were easy to pick out.

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                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Not soft

                    By Carly the knitter

                    from Overland Park, KS

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                          Comments about Cascade Yarns Alpaca Lace:

                          I purchased this yarn to knit a scarf for my step-mom figuring it would be a lovely yarn since it is alpaca. Boy was I wrong. This yarn is not soft at all, I am extremely disappointed.

                          I will not purchase this again.

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                          5.0

                          A pleasure to work with.

                          By Alpaca Lady in Barnum

                          from Barnum, MN.

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                          Pros

                          • Beautiful colors
                          • Soft
                          • Warm

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Cuffs
                            • Fingerless gloves
                            • Headbands
                            • Jewelry
                            • Scarves

                            Comments about Cascade Yarns Alpaca Lace:

                            I use this to make a beaded scarf, lacy scarves, fingerless mittens, headbands, Collars, cuffs, shawls

                            Service and delivery comments:

                            Delivery was prompt, arrived in good condition

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                            • No

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                            4.0

                            lovely yarn

                            By Chris

                            from Melrose, NY

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                            Pros

                            • Attractive
                            • Lovely color

                            Cons

                            • Apt To Tangle

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Cascade Yarns Alpaca Lace:

                              I am using the yarn doubled to make a lace shawl. Very nice to knit with

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                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              1.0

                              Unsatisfactory - will not use again

                              By Knits too much

                              from Loveland, CO

                              Pros

                              • Alpaca Fiber
                              • Lovely colors

                              Cons

                              • Made Me Unhappy
                              • Poor Grade Of Fiber
                              • Splits Easily
                              • Stiff and scratchy

                              Best Uses

                              • Leave it at the store
                              • Leave It In The Skein

                              Comments about Cascade Yarns Alpaca Lace:

                              Alpaca fiber should be soft, buttery and delicious to knit with. This yarn has none of those properties. Its beautiful in the skein, but once you start to knit, its poor quality is evident. Likely made from low grade alpaca. Do yourself a favor and purchase a superfine baby alpaca yarn - you will have a much better knitting experience.

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                              4.0

                              Alpacas lace

                              By Lynette

                              from Soldotna, Alaska

                              Verified Buyer

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                                    Comments about Cascade Yarns Alpaca Lace:

                                    I'm using it doubled to knit an Aran hoodie for my daughter for Christmas. Yes. It's already time to start those lengthy projects! I wanted to k it her something finer than the utility sweaters I crank out for her. It has a nice silky hand and I think it would make a wonderful pair of special socks to coordinate with the Aran hoodie!

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                                    5.0

                                    Lovely yarn

                                    By Cheryl

                                    from Winston-Salem, NC

                                    Pros

                                    • Soft Fine Colorful

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Lace

                                      Comments about Cascade Yarns Alpaca Lace:

                                      This is a wonderful yarn, It is very soft and a good weight for lace. The colors are much better than the pictures depict.

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