Crackpaca

Now, I am not the biggest alpaca fan on planet. Which up until now is why Blue Moon had only offered one Alpaca blend yarn, our Peru. I do love our Peru. I love it because it is a good blend which I firmly believe is the magic for a good alpaca yarn. Well, the same folks that created our Peru have come up with a yarn that I seriously wanted to just call Crack, it is that wonderful...so I settled on Crackpaca! Because this is most definitely crack for knitters luckily, there are no harmful side effects and as far as I know it is legal!

It's equal parts baby alpaca and a superfine merino and this is what I think makes it so wonderful. The superfine aspect of the merino enhances the baby alpaca by adding in elasticity and buoyancy without taking away that ultra softness that we love alpaca for.

And if that were not enough, let’s just add in a little cultivated silk to the mix – just enough for a little sheen and strength.

And…because we can, let's ply it a little tighter than we normally do on this type of yarn and make it a 2 ply.

So soft and light and buoyant.

When it waltzed in the door, I wanted to take all of the skeins and make a bed with them and then climb in.

I am super excited about a whole bunch of the yarns we have added to our line up in the past year and Crackpaca is definitely at the top of that list.

When ordering please keep inmind that alpaca takes dye a little light than most fibers! That said, all three of the fibers in this blend take the dye differently giving us a bit of a subtle heathered effect.

Colorway shown: Debra’s magic Blue

All measurements are approximate.

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk
Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g
Length: 265 yds / 242 m
Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles



Crackpaca - Ochroid

Crackpaca - Ochroid

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - Octopus's Garden

Crackpaca - Octopus's Garden

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - Old Speckled Hen

Crackpaca - Old Speckled Hen

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - On a Lark

Crackpaca - On a Lark

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - Once in a Blue Moon

Crackpaca - Once in a Blue Moon

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - Oola Pikka

Crackpaca - Oola Pikka

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - Ophelia

Crackpaca - Ophelia

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - Orchid Queen

Crackpaca - Orchid Queen

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - Oregon Red Clover Honey

Crackpaca - Oregon Red Clover Honey

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - Orphan Fledge Indra

Crackpaca - Orphan Fledge Indra

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - Ostara

Crackpaca - Ostara

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - Over It!!!

Crackpaca - Over It!!!

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - Pallas Athena

Crackpaca - Pallas Athena

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - Party in a Skein

Crackpaca - Party in a Skein

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - Passive Aggressive Green

Crackpaca - Passive Aggressive Green

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - PDX Rose City

Crackpaca - PDX Rose City

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - Peachy-Keen

Crackpaca - Peachy-Keen

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - Peepee Weepkins

Crackpaca - Peepee Weepkins

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - Peepers

Crackpaca - Peepers

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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Crackpaca - Persephone's Persimmons

Crackpaca - Persephone's Persimmons

Content: 45% Baby Alpaca / 45% Superfine Merino / 10% Cultivated Silk Weight: 3.75 oz / 106 g Length: 265 yds / 242 m Gauge: 4-6 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on size 4 (3.5 mm) - 5 (3.75 mm) needles
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