Holst Garn Titicaca is a thin 2-ply 100% alpaca yarn.
Titicaca can be knit alone in 1 or 2 threads for fine soft shawls or light clothing. It is also perfect knitted together with Supersoft, Coast, Noble and Tides; The alpaca will add softness and a light fluffiness to your knitting.
Titicaca is available in 50 g balls.
Approximately 400 meters/437 yards per 50 gram
Knit with one thread at needles 2.5-3 mm/US 2-3 (Approx. 25 stitches = 10 cm/4 inches).
Knit with two threads at needles 3.5-4 mm/US 4-6 (Approx. 23 stitches = 10 cm/4 inches).
When you use Holst Garn Titicaca 100% alpaca with another yarn, 1 thread will add approx. ½ a size to your knitting needles. If you usually knit for instance Coast at needles 3 mm/US 3 - Coast and Titicaca knit together will fit a size 3½ mm/US 4.
At the bottom of this page you can see our take on Perfect Matches;
Colours from our other qualities that match perfectly with each Titicaca shade.
The colours may not be 100% identical, but together they give a harmoniously uniform shade.
You can download a pdf file of the overview for Perfect Matches here