Beautifully light and soft as a cloud, Rico Superfine Alpaca will add a touch of luxury to your wardrobe. With an unusual chain like construction this yarn knits to an aran tension. We have a selection of simple patterns in stock to suit the neutral shades of this sophisticated yarn. 

Fibre Content:

63% Alpaca

37% Polyamide


150m (164yds) per 50g ball

Needle Size:

5-6mm (US 8-10)​​​​​​​


18 sts x 24 rows to 10cm (4in)​​​​​​​

Luxury Alpaca Superfine by Rico

  • Rico Design is a leading wholesaler of arts, hard crafts and textile handicrafts in Europe with approximately 150 employees at its offices in Brakel, Westfalen. Since its founding in 1974 by Franz Jacoby, the product range has continually been expanded with innovative, creative ideas from the in-house atelier.


    Today almost everything needed for creative hobbies can be bought from Rico Design – from jewellery and craft materials to hand knitting yarns and embroidery. Rico Design maintains sales organizations in Germany, Austria, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Great Britain and Ireland and supplies specialist retailers all over the world.


    The Rico Design headquarters, as well as the main warehouse, are located in Brakel in Westfalen – only 30 km from the university town of Paderborn.

  • To give you the best results we always check the dye lot numbers match within each order.  If for any reason it is not possible to complete your order using only one dye lot we will contact you as soon as possible.