Araucania Alga - Bloom 105

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3 - DK
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Araucanía Alga, #105 Bloom

Araucania Alga yarn in color #105 Bloom is a delightful choice for crafting projects. This blend of cotton, bamboo, and Seacell fibers offers a soft and sustainable option for knitters and crocheters.

Alga's "Bloom" is a palette inspired by the beauty of flowers in full bloom in the heat of summer. Evoking images of summer gardens and bold blossoms.
Color Note. Deep Olive green, teal, terracotta faded into yellow.  This color is my personal favorite.

With its DK weight and long color runs, Araucania Alga yarn in color #105 Bloom is perfect for creating garments, accessories, or home decor items with a fresh and feminine touch. Consider crafting items such as lightweight cardigans, shawls, scarves, or even baby blankets that capture the beauty and charm of spring with their colors and textures.

The soft pastel hues of Araucania Alga yarn in color #105 Bloom lend themselves well to a variety of project ideas, from delicate lacework to simple stockinette stitch. Whether you're crafting for yourself or making gifts for loved ones, this yarn offers a lovely option for adding a touch of floral elegance to your creations.

Araucania Alga yarn is a unique and eco-friendly yarn produced by Araucania Yarns. It's known for its sustainable composition, as it's made from a blend of seaweed-derived fibers and other natural materials. This innovative blend offers a soft texture and often incorporates vibrant colors inspired by nature. The use of seaweed fibers adds an interesting twist to traditional yarns, providing both environmental benefits and a distinctive look to knitted or crocheted projects. Additionally, the incorporation of seaweed fibers can contribute to the yarn's moisture-wicking properties and overall breathability. Overall, Araucanía Alga yarn appeals to crafters who value sustainability and enjoy experimenting with unconventional materials.

After working with Alga Yarn, we have determined it falls very well into the Sport Weight Category too.  This yarn does well knit a bit looser as a DK weight.

Alga is a light DK weight yarn with long color runs with gentle transitions between colors. Yarns like these are perfect for creating beautifully blended projects, where the colors flow seamlessly into each other. They add a touch of elegance and artistry to your knitting or crocheting.

When working with a yarn like this, consider projects where the color changes can really shine. For example, shawls, wraps, scarves, or even lightweight garments like cardigans or pullovers would showcase the gradient effect beautifully. The long color runs allow for uninterrupted stretches of each hue, creating a mesmerizing visual impact.

Additionally, consider experimenting with stitch patterns that enhance the color transitions. Simple stitches like garter or stockinette stitch can let the colors take center stage, while more intricate lace or texture patterns can add depth and complexity to your project. Crochet really bolds-up the gentle color changes.

Overall, a light DK weight yarn with long color runs opens up a world of creative possibilities, inviting you to explore the interplay of color and texture in your knitting or crocheting endeavors.

Araucania Alga Yarn Features

  • Composition: 65% Organic Cotton, 23% Bamboo (Viscose), 12% Seacell (Seaweed Viscose)
  • Weight: 100 g / 3.5 oz
  • Approx: 306 yds
  • Size: [3] DK
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  • Knitting Machine: Silver Reed LK150
  • Knitting Needle Size: US 5 - 7 / 3.75 - 4.5 mm
  • Knitting Gauge: 5.25 – 6  sts = 1" / 21-24 sts = 4"
  • Crochet Hook Size: F5 (3.75 mm) to 7 / (4.50 mm)
  • Crochet Gauge: 12-17 sc = 4"
  • Care: Machine Wash Cold, Dry Flat
  • Product of: Italy
  • Put-Up: Hank. Must be wound before use.