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Berroco Ultra Alpaca Yarn

$11.60 $14.50
: 6201 Winter White
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The perfect balance of luxurious super fine Alpaca and springy Peruvian Highland Wool! This 3-ply worsted weight yarn is delightfully soft and warm enough to keep you cozy on even the coldest days. Ultra Alpaca Worsted knits up quickly making it perfect for quick knits and gifts. You'll love the squishy fabric this yarn creates.

See the Chunky weight version of this yarn HERE.

See more high-quality yarns from Berroco HERE.

See projects using this yarn HERE.

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Yarn Details:

Weight: Worsted / 4

Texture: 3-Ply

Put up: Twisted Hank

Fiber Content: 50% Superfine Alpaca and 50% Peruvian Highland Wool

Unit Weight: 100 g (3.5 oz)

Yardage: 219 yards/200 meters

Recommended Needle Size: US7(4.5mm)-US9(5.5mm)

Knitting Gauge: 5 stitches per inch

Care: Hand wash cold, air dry flat

Country of Origin: Peru

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Please Note:

We have partnered with Berroco to bring you a wide range of yarns. In the event that we don't have sufficient stock at our shop, your yarn may be  be drop-shipped from the Berroco in North Smithfield, Rhode Island USA. Please allow up to 3-5 business days for your order to be processed and shipped out. We will contact you with any shipping and tracking information for your order.

If your project is time-sensitive, please contact us regarding the current stock & shipping times of specific lines and colorways. You can call us at (509) 536-7746 or send us an email at

Free Patterns Using Berroco's Ultra Alpaca Worsted Weight Yarn:

The Draw open-front cardigan knit with Berroco Ultra Alpaca

Draw Cardigan
by Amy Christoffers
Craft: Knit
Skill Level: Intermediate
Cost: Free
The Draw Cardigan is an open front cardigan with a knit-purl pattern and an oversized shawl collar. A perfect mix of stylish and cozy.
Click Here to Download

The Cloudberry Handwarmers knit out of Berroco Ultra Alpaca Yarn

Cloudberry Handwarmers
by Amy Christoffers
Craft: Knit
Skill Level: Intermediate
Warm and eye-catching, these tri-colored hand warmers offer an endless number of color combinations.
Click Here to Download

The Rayures Sweater on a Model

Rayures Knit Sweater
by Norah Gaughan
Craft: Knit
Skill Level: Easy
This short-sleeved sweater is a fabulous new take on stripes. The bold cowlneck and small stripes are sure to stand out.
Click Here to Download

Click here to view more free patterns on Berroco featuring Berroco's Ultra Alpaca Yarn.

About Berroco:

Berroco has been producing quality yarn for 40 years but the company's roots actually go back centuries. From the Daniel Day Mill in 1809 to present-day Stanley Mill, six generations of Wheelocks have been continuously involved in the American textile industry.

Warren Wheelock's great-great-great-grandfather, Jerry Wheelock, began the tradition by producing woolen cloth, an enterprise that would grow and change, enduring the test of time. In 1905, Stanley Wheelock established Stanley Woolen Mills, surviving the great depression, two world wars, and weathering the changing times and demands in the world of textiles. In 1968, the Wheelock family formed Stanley Berroco which was transformed into Berroco in 1987 by Warren Wheelock and his wife, Caroline. The new firm grew to become one of the largest importers of handknitting yarns, patterns, and supplies in the United States and Canada.

Berroco is known for its high-quality yarns which widely range from traditional to novelty and are sourced from all over the world, including the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy, Turkey, Romania, Brazil, and Peru. Located on the site of the old Lonsdale Cotton Mill (1904) in North Smithfield, Rhode Island, Berroco continues its well-rooted family tradition of providing quality textiles at affordable prices.

“Ever since we were teenagers we worked in the mill, doing various jobs, learning the business, so we got to know the people, and they knew us…” quote from 1994 interview with Philip, Arthur & Strickland Wheelock.