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Alpaca Supreme

£18.00

£18.00 per 100g Skein

Alpaca Supreme

Our Alpaca Supreme is delicately blended by John using our natural and dyed shades of super fine Alpaca, organically farmed Falklands Merino and A1 Mulberry Silk. It is carefully worsted spun into a 4ply weight yarn and available in 3 graduated tones across 10 shades.

Each shade is achieved through blending black, brown, fawn and/or white Alpaca with Merino and Silk. A unique technique that makes for a truly breathtaking, soft, lustrous yarn.

NB: Anthracite, Mid Steel Grey and Light Steel Grey are currently being made using dyed black Alpaca.

Composition: 40% Superfine Alpaca / 40% Organically farmed Falklands Merino / 20% A1 Mulberry SilK

Yarn Specifications:

4ply (100g skein)
333 meters per 100 grams (3/9.9nm)
34 stitches and 38 rows = 4"
2.5 mm needle

Hand wash at low temperature with mild detergent

Click here for Alpaca Supreme shadecard.

Click here for patterns using this yarn.

Light-Steel Grey
Light-Steel Grey
Mid-Steel Grey
Mid-Steel Grey
Steel Grey
Anthracite
Light Golden Brown
Light Golden Brown
Mid-Golden Brown
Mid-Golden Brown
Golden Brown
Bronze
Light-Silver Fawn
Light-Silver Fawn
 Mid-Silver Fawn
Mid-Silver Fawn
Silver Fawn
Rose Gold
Porcelain White
Porcelain White
 
 

Apologies, Anthracite is currently out of stock, but will be back soon. 


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John Arbon Textiles & Fibre Harvest - British makers of yarns and fibres

Welcome to John Arbon Textiles' website, every page adorned with our luxury Yarns & Fibre Tops, a fine array of woolly wonders.

Nestled in the heart of North Devon, our Mill is one of only a handful of small-scale, specialist worsted processing & spinning Mills still operating in the UK. Full of refurbished machinery John has rescued over the years, with some newer additions along the way, the Mill is where we create, develop and make all our Yarn & Fibre Tops ranges. The new Mill arrival, Italian cone winder (Gino) has settled in splendidly, whilst Gillian the skeiner (one of our oldest machines at over 100 years of age) has had a re-vamp & is running smoother than ever.

Some of our ranges are... Knit by Numbers (100% organically farmed Merino in over 100 gradient shades), Exmoor Sock (our newest addition), Exmoor Zwartbles 4ply & DK (wonderfully woolly & hardwearing), Harvest Hues (bouncy with deep, rich shades), and Devonia (brimming with drape and lustre). Many of these glorious ranges are made using sheep reared and sheared on our doorstep in Devon, as it is important to John to incorporate local & rare breed fleeces wherever possible.

This last year has been a rollercoaster of woolly excitement - we passed the sock side of our business onto Kim Kearney (Arbon Socks) in order to focus wholeheartedly on producing our specialist Yarn & Tops. Our South Molton Mill folk, led enthusiastically by John, are Helena, Jack, Phil, Tash & Frankie (who's come back to the fold proper) - a fantastic team of woolly magicians. Generous amounts of backup comes from Juliet & Sonja (an invaluable new addition) based at our Lynton shop & office, which steadfast assistance from Judi & Ginette.

2019 sees our 5th Mill Open Weekend & Sale on 8th & 9th June, whilst we look forward to attending shows such as Unravel, Edinburgh Yarn Festival, Wonderwool, Woolfest, Fibre East & Yarndale.

Thanks to all our loyal customers for your warm wholehearted support & encouragement. We couldn't do it without you.

All the best indeed

John & Juliet

Jarbon




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