alpaca yarn


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  • Alpaca fiber — Alpaca fleece is the natural fiber harvested from an Alpaca. It is a light weight, soft, durable, luxurious Quiggle, Charlotte. Alpaca: An Ancient Luxury. Interweave Knits Fall 2000: 74 76.] and silky natural fiber. While similar to sheep’s wool… …   Wikipedia

  • yarn — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. thread, worsted, spun wool; tale, fib, tall story. See filament, description, exaggeration. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Spun fiber] Syn. wool, spun wool, twist, flaxen thread, cotton fiber, rug yarn,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Alpaca Cloth — The name is derived from the Spanish term for the Vicuna. The wool is mixed with silk or cotton and the yarn woven into a thin durable cloth for both men s and women s wear. Sir Titus Salt introduced the wool into Yorkshire, and it is now used… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • alpaca — /al pak euh/, n. 1. a domesticated South American hoofed mammal, Lama pacos, having long, soft, silky fleece, related to the llama and believed to be a variety of the guanaco. 2. the fleece of this animal. 3. a fabric or yarn made of it. 4. a… …   Universalium

  • Yarn — This article is about the fibre product. For the type of joke, see Shaggy dog story. Yarn …   Wikipedia

  • Alpaca — Taxobox name = Alpaca status = DOM image width = 250px image caption = An unshorn Alpaca grazing regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Camelidae genus = Vicugna species = V. pacos binomial = Vicugna… …   Wikipedia

  • Alpaca —    A natural fiber sheared from the hair of the alpaca, a camellike animal native to the Andes Mountains that was domesticated more than 5,000 years ago. The fiber is made into yarn and then woven or knitted into very warm yet lightweight apparel …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • alpaca — al•pac•a [[t]ælˈpæk ə[/t]] n. pl. pac•as 1) mam a domesticated South American hoofed mammal, Lama pacos, having long, soft, silky fleece, related to the llama and believed to be a variety of the guanaco 2) the fleece of this animal 3) tex a yarn… …   From formal English to slang

  • Guanaco Wool And Yarn — A wool obtained from a native sheep of South America it is of the same colour and nature as that of the Vienna, but shorter and coarser. Used in hat making and for umbrella cloth. The yam is similar to alpaca yarn and often confused with it …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Avasca — A plain weave fabric made in Peru, from Alpaca yarn and used locally for garments …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Textile manufacturing terminology — The manufacture of textiles is one of the oldest of human technologies. In order to make textiles, the first requirement is a source of fibre from which a yarn can be made, primarily by spinning. (Both fibre and fiber are used in this article.)… …   Wikipedia

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