Alpaca Yarns

These are spun from the raw material obtained from the Alpaca goat. The natural colours are white, reddish-brown and black. The fine yarns are 2/40's and 2/36's and medium yarns from 1/28's and heavier (see Alpaca Wool)

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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