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"Andean Silk" from Knit Picks is a classic worsted weight blend of fibers available in solid colors ranging from bold to neutral. Comprised of 55% superfine alpaca, 23% silk and 22% merino wool, "Andean Silk" is hand washable and would be suitable for sweaters, vests, scarves, afghans and baby items.

Shade Cards

Fall 2007
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Fall 2007
Fall 2006: Color Card 1
Fall 2006: Color Card 2
Fall 2005
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About This Yarn
 BrandKnit Picks [www]
 DistributorKnit Picks [www]
 Made InPeru
 Yardage96 yds.
 Weight50g
 Yarn Weight Worsted
 Fiber Content Alpaca , Silk , Wool
 Texture Plied
 Gauge (st. /4 in.)20
 Needle Size(s) 6 US (4.25mm) , 8 US (5mm) , 9 US (5.5mm)
 Availability Currently Produced
 MSRP$4.29
 CareHand Wash & Dry Flat.

Colors
Discontinued Colors
23507: Cinnamon
(Brown)
23508: Bluebell
(Blue)
23509: Barn Red
(Red)
23510: Lettuce
(Green)
23511: Sangria
(Pink)
23512: Mustard
(Gold)
23513: Orange
(Orange)
23514: Chocolate
(Brown)
23515: Olive
(Green)
23516: Pitch
(Black)
23517: Navy
(Blue)
23518: Yarrow
(Yellow)
23519: Slate
(Gray)
23520: Cream
(Off White)
23776: Pool
(Blue)
23777: Hyacinth
(Purple)
23778: Cornflower
(Blue)
23779: Leaf
(Green)
23780: Hollyberry
(Red)
23781: Cranberry
(Red)


Reviews & Comments
pixiepurls
Atlanta, Georgia
12 Posts
  Monday March 20 8:53:24 AM PST
I used this for a Harry Potter scarf and I think this is a beutiful yarn! it has a very slight sheen to it and I havn't had any pilling on the scarf yet.

susanknits
san francisco, California
7 Posts
  Thursday May 11 11:22:30 AM PST
This yarn is amazingly soft after washing/blocking. Makes wonderful scarves and afghans.

rina
Oakland, California
15 Posts
  Tuesday December 26 5:35:15 PM PST
I love the soft sheen on this yarn. It has a nice, soft hand, though I have sensitive skin and it feels a little prickly on my neck.

karooble
Hillsdale, Michigan
2 Posts
  Saturday May 5 11:00:11 AM PST
Extremely soft, but somewhat prickly to the bare skin -- the alpaca threads stick out somewhat. However, it's a beautiful yarn, knits up great, and has a lovely shine. Great for next to the skin, too, if you're not super-sensitive like I am.

Asbjörn
A Hill, Pennsylvania
1 Posts
  Thursday April 17 7:57:06 PM PST
I love this yarn; soft and smooth, great stitch definition, a bit of sheen, holds up well and need I mention the price? I'd take this over more expensive brands any day.

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