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Touch of Alpaca: Now in Bonus Bundles! + 4 Free Patterns

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Touch of Alpaca: Now in Bonus Bundles! + 4 Free Patterns

Touch of Alpaca, now available in bundles!

Our Touch of Alpaca yarn is a fast-favorite, claiming a spot on Ravelry’s top-five popular new yarns, and we couldn’t agree more! This yarn is special, and we hope it makes it onto your hooks and needles soon. Because it’s a blend of acrylic (90%) and alpaca (10%), it’ll have similar qualities to sheep’s wool, but will be softer, warmer, and hypoallergenic. You’ll get the best of what a natural fiber has to offer, without sacrificing durability and washability, which is great news for winter garments.

We’re rolling out special bonus bundle sizes of this crowd-pleaser, to keep your projects clicking along!

Bundled Up

For those casting on larger projects, we have great news – Touch of Alpaca is also available in a Bonus Bundle! Double the yardage, for just a few dollars more. Each bonus bundle will weigh 7oz (200g), with a yardage of 415yd (380m). If you’re planning something big, the Bonus Bundle is a no-brainer when it comes to stashing for a rainy day. Plus, you’ll have fewer ends to weave in!

By Color

The jumbo-sized skein of Touch of Alpaca is available in 12 gorgeous colors, from neutrals to more vivid LB-Color-of-the-Year tones. 12 of the same tones at as the standard-sized skein (minus Red, Blue, Goldenrod, and Wood). If you read our COTY post, and are as infatuated with January’s ‘Vanilla’ as we are, you’ll want to take a closer look at Cream.

All the colors are exceedingly modern, without straying from what’s beautiful and wearable.

In Reviews

“I’m obsessed,” Deborah writes.

“Once I discovered Alpaca there was no turning back. I like having some of it in my creations, or at least a blend. So soft, its a good feeling to know you are using a natural fiber. I would love to have a closet full of all the colors. Also, thank you for the fantastic pricing. It helps those of us on a limited budget projects in the works.”

Thanks, Deborah!

And Finally, Patterns!

If you’ll be crocheting, we’d love to share:

Touch of Alpaca

Susan’s Shrug (C)

Susan’s Shrug is a Level 1 pattern that would make perfect use of one of our new bonus bundles! Please note, it’s only available as a digital download, so plan to read it off your device.

You could also check out:

Touch of Alpaca

Kaylee Scarf (C)

The Kaylee Scarf is another freebie on our website, measuring 16″ x 66″ – look sharp & on trend with this blanket scarf this winter! This is a Level 2 – Easy (Beginner+) pattern with a gorgeous open-weave – a fun challenge if you’re ready to take your scarfing to the next level!

If you’ll be knitting your way into Touch of Alpaca, try:

The Simple Shawl is a pretty knit, patterned just for our bonus bundles. It’s a Level 2 – Easy (Beginner+), and would look beautiful with a brooch pinning the front pieces together.

Or what about…

Touch of Alpaca

Greenpoint Cowl And Hat (K)

Our favorite kind of two-for-one! Your bonus bundle will keep you knitting all the way through the Greenpoint Cowl And Hat. This pair could update your winter look, or they’d make a great gift for a friend.


Let us know!

If you’ve jumped on the Touch of Alpaca bandwagon, we’d love to hear the color or pattern that got you there. And if you haven’t cast it on yet, let us know what you’re planning to start. What do you think of these fabulous bundles? Stay tuned for more patterns as we continue to daydream about this beautiful bonus yarn, & happy crafting!

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4 Comments

  • I purchased the Easy Knit Blanket Sweater. I was enjoying knitting and completing the sweater blanket and realized that I only received 6 skeins of yarn instead of 8, therefore, the sweater is too small to enjoy. Please respond with information in how the company can correct this mistake.
    THank you. Mary

    • Hi, Mary – I’m so sorry to hear that! Based on where you purchased, you’ll want to contact that customer service. For example, if you purchased on the website, you’ll want to give them a call & let them know! Let us know if there’s anything else we can do!

  • What is the pattern shown in the picture along with the skeins?

  • I like this yarn. It is soft and after wash it stay the same.

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