Material: 65% wool, 35% alpaca Yardage: 1 ball = 100 g = approx 109 yds / 100 meter Yarn weight: Super Bulky Textured: plied Recommended needle size: US 13 (9 mm) Tension/gauge: 10sts x 14rows = 4 x 4" (10 x 10 cm)
DROPS Andes is a lovely luxurious yarn, spun in 35% alpaca and 65% wool, which is the same blend as Nepal and Lima. The mix accentuates the softness of alpaca and the wool contributes to the garments shape stability. Drops Andes belongs in Garnstudio yarn group E (YarnStandards Weight Category #6, Super Bulky) which is the same group as for Eskimo. Andes is a 2-ply yarn, a yarn with two plies twisted together. Prices per gram for this quality will be the same favorable as Drops Lima and Nepal. Color range more than 25 colors.