Lilac is a light purple colorway with some subtle darker purple speckles.
I dyed this yarn on my Alpaca Lace Cloud yarn base. This yarn base has all the delightful texture of a mohair yarn with none of the itch. It's made of baby suri alpaca and silk, and it has a wonderful halo similar to angora.
It can be used on its own or, as I have shown in the last photo, it can be used along with another yarn to add texture.
It is a lace-weight yarn, but because of the texture, I recommend using slightly larger knitting needles or crochet hooks than you typically would for lace.
The yarn comes in 50 gram skeins with 328 yards per skein.
Lilac on Alpaca Lace Cloud
328 yards / 1.75 oz / 2 Plies
74% Baby Suri Alpaca / 26% Silk
Care: Hand wash cold and air dry.
Lilac would go beautifully with Smitten or La Bohème on any of my fingering-weight yarn bases. The photo of my lovely daughter shows my new Knit and Chat Infinity Scarf pattern made with this Lilac yarn and Smitten on Dream Sock. You can find the pattern on my blog.
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