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Alpaca madness

Way back in March I helped kickstart Adagio alpaca mills. Yesterday my reward arrived in the mail. Six balls of lovely alpaca in three different colours.

It's very nice, particularly the top two colours. My question now is, what to so with 600 meters of alpaca, in three different colours? Something with stripes maybe? Something that takes advantage of the natural drape of the alpaca? Whatever I choose to knit with it, I'm glad I supported this initiative. Now, if only someone would do the same with milling sheep's wool, I'd be a very happy knitter. 


  1. Colour affection? Would have some beautiful drape


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Now, I'm pretty sure that the yarn I left at book club a month ago was Patonyle in navy, and that's what this is too! Either way, it is an exact match:

That's the old yarn and the one I just found, together, and they are the exact same colour!

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