Alpaca Sock - Lady Cardinal
Lady Cardinal represents the IL State Bird, the Cardinal. I decided to focus on the female rather than the male. Typically, when you think of the cardinal you automatically think of the bright red male cardinal. To me, the female coloring in much more interesting and appealing. In this colorway you will find various shades of grayish browns to an orange to a red orange.
This is an incredibly soft 4 ply yarn that is a blend of superfine alpaca, superwash merino and nylon. This yarn is wonderful for socks, but would also be perfect for shawls and hats. As you can see from the photo, this yarn has a bit of a "hairy" halo to it, which so may find itchy but I've found it to be quite soft. It tends to take dye a little less vibrantly than my merino/nylon blends.
Weight: Fingering / 4 ply
Fibers: 60% Superwash Merino / 20% Superfine Alpaca / 20% Nylon
Yardage/Weight: approx. 437 yds / 100g
Needle size: US 1 - 3
Hand wash/lay flat to dry.
Multiple skeins of the same dye lot are listed at the same time. Please note, they are sold individually. To see how many are available, simply check the quantity underneath the price in the top-right corner. It is always recommended when knitting with two or more skeins of hand-dyed yarn to alternate each skein every few rows.
Yarn is dyed in a smoke free/pet-friendly home.
Hand dyed with professional acid dyes & may bleed slightly upon first wash.
I do my best to show the true colors of the yarn but as all monitors vary yarn may look slightly different on your screen.