Araucania Alga - Glow 106

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Araucanía Alga, #106 Glow

Araucania Alga yarn in color #106 Glow, featuring soft sunrise colors, is a beautiful and uplifting choice for crafting projects. This blend of cotton, bamboo, and Seacell fibers offers a soft and eco-friendly option for knitters and crocheters.

Color Note: Glow #106 is "soft sunrise colors", a palette inspired by the gentle hues of dawn, with shades of pale yellows, faded greens, soft coral, and warm terracotta. These colors evoke a sense of tranquility and renewal, capturing the beauty of the early morning sky as the sun begins to rise.

With its DK weight and long color runs, Araucania Alga yarn in color #106 Glow is perfect for creating garments, accessories, or home decor items that radiate warmth and serenity. Consider crafting items such as lightweight cardigans, shawls, scarves, or blankets that capture the soft and soothing colors of a sunrise.

The gentle gradient of soft sunrise colors lends itself well to a variety of project ideas, from simple stripes to more intricate colorwork patterns. Whether you're crafting for yourself or making gifts for loved ones, Araucania Alga yarn in color #106 Glow offers a beautiful option for adding a touch of dawn-inspired beauty 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.