Our Classic Alpaca yarn has dozens of colors to inspire you. Our most popular 100% alpaca hand knitting yarn is a DK weight that is ideal for sweaters, afghans, hats, scarves and many other projects. Classic Alpaca is great for felting too. Each 50 gm (1.76 oz) skein is approximately 110 yards. The gauge = 22 st / 4" (5.5 st/1") using US #6 (4.0mm) needles.