The Icicle Hood Kit includes pattern, 100% pure British alpaca yarn, care instructions and the biography/image of Icicle; packed together in a gift bag.
Knitting is the most popular craft hobby in the UK. This wonderful pastime is being taken up by celebrities, youngsters, people from both sexes and all ethnicities.
The Purl Alpaca Designs knitting kits are exclusive, design-led and upmarket. Our fleece is sourced from local breeders (and our own herd); it is hand sorted and graded before being made into yarn by a specialist spinning mill. Only the best quality is used and we blend the natural fibres to create our wonderful colour range. We don’t dye the yarn. Environmentally aware; even our packaging is made from recycled materials.
Here is something you might never have seen before! A clever combination of a scarf/snood and a hat! Why has no one ever thought of this! The perfect thing to wear on a cold and windy day – maybe even to go skiing! Nice and quick to knit, the Icicle Hood requires 2 balls of Purl Alpaca Fine yarn.
Photographed in the colour Alpaca Mushroom Knitted in Purl Alpaca Designs 100% pure alpaca Fine yarn Skill level: Advanced beginner One Size only
Knitted on 3.75 mm circular and 4 mm straight needles Tension: 20 sts and 29 rows to 10 cm square over Stocking Stitch using larger needles
The Kit includes pattern, yarn, postcard biography and image of the alpaca the design is named after, care instructions and a recycled brown paper gift bag with rope handles. It is packed in a clear plastic resealable bag which you can use for final garment storage.
If you’re not interested in knitting this yourself, we can make it for you. Our experienced team of superb knitters are waiting with needles poised. Knitted in the UK for a total price £72.00.
Purl Alpaca Designs' 100% pure alpaca yarn is not dyed, all the colours are completely natural and the fibre is sourced from local breeders. It is spun in England by a specialist spinning mill.
Once returned as yarn, Kari-Helene Rane knits swatch samples of different stitches which in turn, inspire her to create a design which complements both the natural drape and lustre of the yarn, plus the intricacies of the stitch. With both tailoring and knitting as her specialist subjects, Kari-Helene’s designs make truly statement pieces.
The names for Purl Alpaca Designs are chosen from cria (baby alpacas) born to our own herd and alpacas at Houghton Hall Alpacas in Cambridgeshire. The fleece from this award winning herd makes our yarn.
Once made, we recommend hand-washing as the best way to ensure your garment keeps shape and lasts for years. We do however provide Care Instructions which gives extra tips on how to look after your Purl Alpaca Design.
Packed in a blue mail bag (30cm x 15cm); the final posting weight is 200g.