Lang Yarns Alpaca Soxx 4-Ply is composed of 70% superfine alpaca and 30% nylon to strengthen the wool. The alpaca fibers are treated in an ecological way called Easywash, an enzymatic treatment which does not use chemical substances dangerous for the environment. The treatment Easywash is certified by Ökotex, Bluesign and Reach.
It knits with knitting needles 2.5-3.5 mm for a gauge of 30 stitches and 41 rows for a 10 cm (4") swatch.
In a 100 gram (3.5 oz) ball there are about 390 meters (426 yd) so to knit a long-sleeved sweater for women size M (38 / 40) you need about 4 balls (5 balls for men size M and 3 balls for children 10 yrs).
Machine wash on a wool cycle at 40°C (104°F).