Schachenmayr Alpaca Big

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Schachenmayr Alpaca Big is a thick and warm yarn made of a mixture of acrylic fibers and superfine alpaca. The acrylic fibers provide lightness, while the alpaca offers softness. Create XL garments and accessories perfect for winter!

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Product details


  • Weight 100 grams
  • Length 50 meters
  • Knitting needle 15
  • Season Autumn - Winter
  • Needles Size 15 mm
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Product description

Schachenmayr launches Alpaca Big a twisted and thick yarn especially desgined to work with 15 mm needles. Create XL garments or accessories, such as large scarves, wide jackets, etc. Your creations will be warm and will keep your body temperature steady even on winter days.

Its ply has been twisted on itself. You will find very fine little furs of alpaca along the ball providing extra softness in your garments.

It is available in 7 different shades: neutral and pastel ones. Combine them as you like to create original and trendy works.

Schachenmayr Alpaca Big is made of:

  • 60% Acrylic
  • 40% Alpaca

These two fibers are characterized by their thermal properties. Once combined them, you will get a warm ball. Acrylic fibers also provides strength and lightness to your projects.

Alpaca fibers bring extra softness so you will find it extremely pleasant to the touch.

Which are the features of Schachenmayr Alpaca Big?

  • Each ball has 100 grams and 50 metres.
  • Its thickness is perfect to knit with the 15 mm knitting needles.
  • Mount 6 stitches and do 9 rows to knit a 10 x 10 cm gauge.
  • Hand washing.
  • Do not bleach.
  • Do not dry.
  • Dry flat.
  • Do not iron.

Amount of balls needed to:

  • To knit a hat you will need 1 ball.
  • To knit a 18 x 150 cm scarf you will need 2 balls.
  • To knit a sweater size 40 you will need 7 balls.