Design by Bev Galeskas
While these soft friends are agreeable to being made in any yarn that will felt, they are extra special made in alpaca or llama fiber. Size will vary with the weight of your yarn. Finished size varies with yarn choice and amount of felting.
Animals are shown in worsted and bulky wt yarns and measure from 9″ to 14″.
Choose a yarn that will felt easily and firmly
Any weight of yarn may be used, or use 2 or 3 strands together for larger animals
Worsted wt: 165 yds (151m) main color (MC) and 15 yds (14m) black
Bulky wt: 185 yds (169m) main color (MC) and 20 yds (18m) black
If using multiple strands of a lighter yarn you will need this amount of each.
Light worsted or DK: US size 10 (6mm)
Heavy worsted: US size 10.5 (6.5mm)
Bulky: US size 11 (8mm)
Description courtesy of Fiber Trends