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 skein is approximately 110 yards. The gauge = 22 st / 4″ (5.5 st/1″) using US #6 (4.0mm) needles.