Opal 1610 | Metalico

147 yards | 50 grams | sport weight


  • FIBER CONTENT: 50% Baby Alpaca / 50% Silk
  • WEIGHT: 50g / 147yds / 134m
  • NEEDLE SIZE: 3-5 US / 3.25-3.75mm
  • GAUGE: 5-6 sts per inch / 2.5cm

* Suggested gauge only. Works beautifully with large or small needles.


Blue Sky Fibers has blended their soft baby alpaca with lustrous mulberry silk to create Metalico. Presented in shiny braids with all naturally occurring colors. 

Use it for:

Knit on a larger needle, this gorgeous yarn will make lovely lacey projects with fabulous drape. On a smaller needle, Metalico acts like a sport weight and knits up into a more substantial fabric for light, warm sweaters and hats.

Check out the Lexington Cowl and Lake Melissa Sweater for project inspiration!

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