Replace Silke Alpaca with 2 strands of BabyAlpaca Silk

Replace Silke Alpaca with 2 strands of BabyAlpaca Silk

It`s easy to substitute yarn!

Here is a sample that shows how it looks when you substitute 1 strand of DROPS Silke-Alpaca with 2 strands of DROPS BabyAlpaca Silk.

See all patterns with DROPS Silke-Alpaca!

See how easy you can calculate the amount of yarn needed when substituting a yarn.

Comments (3)

Heather 01.07.2020 - 17:28:

So instead of making new yarn that will work we got to buy double the yarn to use two balls at once thats just not great, why dont you make replacement yarn for discontinued yarn so we can still use the great patterns?

DROPS Design 02.07.2020 - 10:23:

Dear Heather, there are a lot of alternatives to replace DROPS Silke Alpaca, You can replace 500g of DROPS Silke Alpaca (1 thread) with: - 400g DROPS Nepal (1 thread) - 400g DROPS Big Merino (1 thread) - 400g DROPS Paris (1 thread) - 353g DROPS Bomull-Lin (1 thread) - 429g DROPS Alaska (1 thread) - 316g DROPS Big Delight (1 thread) - 360g DROPS BabyAlpaca Silk (2 threads) - 360g DROPS Alpaca (2 threads). Happy knitting!

Jacqueline Lombard 25.01.2018 - 14:29:

Hello, I'm a beginner knitter and I was wondering what it means to knit with 2 strands of baby Alpaca silk ?does it mean to litterally use 2 strands from 2balls of yarn A+A Or does it refer to the name of the yarn "2 strands of baby Alpaca silk " ? I love your winter hat patterns and some are made of 2 strands Baby Alpaca silk yarn. I've never knit using 2 balls of yarn together so not sure how it goes ?

DROPS Design 26.01.2018 - 08:47:

Dear Mrs Lombard, when you read a pattern worked with "2 strands BabyAlpaca Silk", it means that you work with 1 strand from 2 balls held together as just one. Happy knitting!

Ruth 16.01.2016 - 17:19:

What number (e.g."1" for super fine would baby alpaca yarn be?

DROPS Design 18.01.2016 - 15:41:

Dear Ruth, if you are thinking about "thickness", please click here to find more informations for all our yarn. Happy knitting!

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