Classic Elite Yarns Fresco?ÕÌ_60% wool 30% baby alpaca 10% angora 164 yrds 6 1/2 sts per inch on US5. Fresco is a smooth and even 3-ply sport weight yarn. The plies are twisted together tightly enough to make a firm, springy yarn, but not so tightly that the yarn loses its lofty, soft hand. The fiber blendÌ_Ì_̨wool (for warmth and strength), alpaca (for loft and sheen), and a bit of angora (to provide a soft halo)Ì_Ì_̨makes a yarn thatÌ_Ì_åÈs warm, soft, and slightly fuzzy.
Fresco is available in an expansive palette, which makes it great for colorwork projects. However, because of the ply, the yarn is also great for textured stitches and lace.