Astral is a premium quality, natural, slightly lustrous, superbly soft and luxurious eco-friendly blend of Peruvian alpaca and Tencel (Lyocell). This blend is designed for fall-winter knitwear and is suitable for all types of hand knitted clothes: pullovers, vests, cardigans, coats, ponchos, and accessories.
What is Tencel? Tencel™ is a brand name of Lyocell manufactured in the US by Lenzing Fibers Inc. Lyocell is an eco fiber made from wood pulp cellulose as well as viscose and rayon. It was first manufactured in 1988 by Courtaulds Fibres UK.
* Similar yarn: Tencel Merino
FIBRE: 30% Alpaca Superfine, 20% Wool, 50% Tencel
YARN WEIGHT: Aran
TENSION: 1" = 5 sts on 4.5 mm
NEEDLES: 4.5 mm (US No.7)
LENGTH: approx. 180 m / 197 yards
HANK WEIGHT: 100g
Price (CAD), 100g hank: $18.99
IN STOCK: 8100 Natural (10 hanks), 8168 Ancient Gold (9 hanks), 8361 Graphite (9 hanks), 8477 Moss (10 hanks), 8778 Mulberry (1 hank), 8779 Heather (7 hanks)
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Garment Care: dry clean or hand wash in cold water with woolwash no rinse, baby shampoo or mild soap, dry flat. Iron cool.
8100, Natural White
* 10 hanks
8168, Ancient Gold
* 9 hanks
PULLOVER © VERENA № 6-2017, designer: Dagmar Scholz.