The Alpaca Yarn Company | Mariquita

The Alpaca Yarn Company | Mariquita


Mariquita is a luxurious blend of 50% baby alpaca and 50% tencel. It has a subtle shine and a beautiful drape. Perfect for shawls, scarves, and lightweight garments and accessories. Each 100 gm skein is approximately 365metres.




Each skein is 100g – Approximately 365 meters (400 yards)

*Please ensure that you purchase enough yarn to complete your project!

Weight: Fingering / Sock / 4ply
Fibres: 50% Baby Alpaca / 50% Tencel
Dying Technique: Slow Gradient Ripple
Recommended Needle size: 3.5 – 4 (US 4 – 6)
Stockinette: 22 stitches per 10 cm (4″)
Yardage: 364 metres / 400 yards

*else please follow pattern specifications for needle size & gauge

Pattern Suggestions:


Washing Instructions:
Hand dyed yarns to be hand washed, with gentle detergent in lukewarm water.

*Please note that every effort has been made to represent the colour of this yarn accurately, but that there may be reasonable differences between your screen view & the actual yarn.


Please note that we will not be going to the Post Office / PostNet until further notice: As long as our courier services are operational, we will be able to send you your essential fibre-craft supplies to your door. *please check your area at under “QUOTE” from Cape Town if your area is Regional (Grey) or Main Centres (Blue Satchel) when placing orders to avoid delays.

If you would like to visit the shop, please consider ordering online and our staff will let you know when your order is ready for collection to speed up the process when you arrive.

Upcoming Events

  1. Joburg Yarn Festival 2020

    9 May 2020 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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