Sandnes Garn – Børstet Alpakka (Brushed Alpaca)


A deliciously soft aran weight yarn with a beautiful brushed handle. Borstet Alpakka is both airy and warm and it works well at a variety of gauges. It knits up in a amazingly light fabric – a great option to knit a fluffy oversized jumper or a cardigan. The colour palette is full of Scandinavian sophistication and include soft pastels and earthy tones.

Sandnes Garn is an icon of Norwegian knitwear which was first founded in 1888 in the industrial city of Sandnes. They are one of the oldest spinning mills in Norway. 

Weight: aran

Fibre: 95% alpaca, 4% nylon/polyamide

Ball: 50 g = 110 m (120 yds)

Needle size: 5.00 mm – 7.00 mm (US 8-11)

Gauge: 12 – 16 stitches = 10 cm

Care: machine washable up to 30 ͦ C



Please note colours can vary slightly between dye lots. Be sure to order enough yarn to complete your project to reduce the chance of differences between your balls. At YAK we try to ensure that our photos represent colours as accurately as possible, but please be aware that these can vary depending on your computer monitor settings.


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