Dos Tierras means Two Lands, reflecting the sources of the two amazing fibers found in this ultra-soft yarn. By spinning together 50% of our fine Uruguayan Merino wool with 50% baby alpaca from Peru we have created a DK weight yarn that is as versatile as it is beautiful. And when we combine the good stitch definition and drape of this four ply yarn with our amazing kettle-dyed semi-solid and variegated colors you have the perfect palette to help show off your stitch work.
Great for: Accessories and hand-wash-friendly garments, next-to-skin wear, lace, cables, color-work, and textured stitches.
Be sure to get enough yarn to complete your project since each bag is a different dye lot, and skeins may vary from bag to bag. Skeins may vary one from the other even within the same bag. To ensure random color distribution, work from two balls of yarn at once, alternating a few rows from each ball.
The colors shown on photos are illustrated as reference, as mentioned above, they can differ on more or less of one tone, due to the hand-dyed process.
Yarn Weight: DK
Yarn Texture: 4 ply
Yardage/Meters: 210 yards (193 meters)
Skein Weight: 100 grams
Gauge: 20-22 sts = 4 inches
Needle Size: 5-6 / 3.75-4.0 mm
Hook Size: US I-9 to K-10/12 or 5.5-6.5 mm
Content: 50% Merino Wool, 50% Baby Alpaca
Care: Hand Wash, Cold water, Dry flat