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Berroco Ultra Alpaca Discontinued Colors

Berroco Ultra Alpaca is a delightfully soft, reasonably priced alpaca and wool blend worsted weight yarn. Save on these discontinued colors! Made in Peru.

Content:
50% Alpaca/ 50% Wool
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
100g/215yds
Gauge:
5 sts = 1" on US 8
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$12.00 hank $6.79 hank
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BerrocoUltra Alpaca Discontinued Colors
 
4.8

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (8)
  • Nice texture (8)
  • Dyed evenly (7)
  • Soft (7)
  • Knits quickly (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Scarves (8)
  • Hats (7)
  • Sweaters (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

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5.0

Ultra Alpaca Discontinued colors

By JGirl

from Foothills, CA

About Me Enthusiast

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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 Discontinued Colors:

    I love this weight and it works well for cables, gives you a nice textured cable and is easy to block into an almost lacy skirt.

    Because it is wool and alpaca it is very warm and soft, it doesn't need to be thick and heavy to be warm. I love working with it and most of all i love wearing it!

    Web has a nice selection, fast mailing and great bulk prices.

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I would buy this yarn again

    By L Wiley

    from Portland, OR

    About Me Intermediate knitter

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Shrug

      Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Discontinued Colors:

      I am knitting my first project in many years. I love the feel of this yarn. The fine Alpaca fuzzies are new to me. I hope they don't tickle my nose when I wear this Shrug. I haven't finished this, so I don't know about washing it, however the swatch washed and was right on the gauge. Love the color green #6262

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      • No

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      High performance yarn

      By Kristi

      from Portland, OR

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Hides Mistakes

      Cons

      • Twists Up

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Discontinued Colors:

      I'm only on the first skein of use, but I'm really enjoying the Alpaca. It has a softness with the Alpaca in it, and the color is saturated and gorgeous.

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      5.0

      Will always buy this product

      By divadivine

      from Annapolis, Maryland

      About Me Collector, Enthusiast, Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Discontinued Colors:

        I just love working with this product,love the feel of this yarn, softness, etc. If I wished for anything, I would probably like just a bit more alpaca in the blend, e.g., 40%wool 60% alpaca. As for service, it's outstanding, usually faster than FedEx.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Beautiful yarn

        By Britt knits

        from Vienna Va

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Felting
          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Socks

          Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Discontinued Colors:

          Wonderful yarn. Only complaint was the color, which was a bit drab - I ordered Forest Floor. I'll probably order a more vibrant color when it comes available for under $6.

          Service and delivery comments:

          Quick delivery! Great service.

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          • No

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          5.0

          A favorite yarn.

          By mrystsr

          from Oak Harbor, Wa.

          About Me Everyday Knitter

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Light And Warm
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Scarves

          Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Discontinued Colors:

          I love the weight. The regular alpaca is nice but I prefer this light weight wool.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great product, exceptional service!

          By Deb

          from Western Australia

          About Me Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Crochets Quickly
          • Easy To Wind
          • Excellent price
          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Discontinued Colors:

            Using for crocheted accessories, this product winds quickly, is soft yet well structured and crochets well.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love this yarn

            By KCJo

            from Sequim, WA

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Throw

              Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Discontinued Colors:

              I love working on this yarn. It has a wonderful hand. I haven't found knots, etc. have made lots of hats, scarves, and a beautiful warm throw for winter reading in a big chair. Am going to make a sweater for a friend next.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I am beyond thrilled with Ultra Alpaca!!

              By Borgie

              from Toronto, Canada

              About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Knitwear designer, Rabid knitter

              Pros

              • Colour Saturation
              • Dyed Evenly
              • Easy To Fix
              • Elasticity-holds Shape
              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Lustrous
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft
              • Stitch definition

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Coats
                • Cowls
                • Gloves
                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Berroco Ultra Alpaca Discontinued Colors:

                I am knitting my first Knitscene pattern with this glorious wool (knitscene Winter/Dec 2012 - sweater #20 - Minnette Pullover by Cassie Castillo). I am just finishing the bottom band of this knit-all-in-one-piece-masterpiece-sweater and I am beyond thrilled. The yarn is luxurious, the colour (fuchsia) is saturated and even. The yardage - at this price - is incredibly good and very inexpensive for the quality. The hanks wound easily into balls and joins are minimal. I cannot say enough great things about this yarn and will be knitting MANY more projects with it. Berroco quality makes them the top US yarn maker in my opinion.

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