Altopiano Hand-Dyed


Altopiano Hand-Dyed pure cashmere yarn, has exactly the same characteristics as Altopiano but it has been hand-dyed exclusively for us by For the Love of Yarn. Available in 50g skeins in 6 exciting colour-ways.



Altopiano Hand-Dyed pure cashmere yarn is one of our new range of luxury yarns. It has all the same characteristics of our hugely popular Altopiano, but (as the name suggests  😉 ) it has been hand dyed exclusively for us by For the Love of Yarn. I have been designing these yarns for some time now, working closely with Lisa to create a stunning palate of 8 exciting colour-ways. However, Altopiano Hand-Dyed is currently only available in 6 – we are awaiting more stock from Italy and will dye up the remaining colour-ways asap. They have all been carefully designed to work together or on their own.

I appreciate that hand-dyed pure cashmere yarn is not an every day product – it is expensive. However, compared with the others on the market, ours is exceptional value, whilst still being amazing quality. Our customers are testament to that as they come back again and again.

The colour-ways are exclusive to us and are also available in Leggero 4ply and Angelo Lace – although they may look quite different on the different yarns.

Because of the nature of hand-dyed yarn – no two skeins are ever the same, and batches can look completely different. I will keep the photographs as up to date as possible but your order may look different to the image.

Due to the process of hand-dyeing yarn, some residual dye may remain. This is perfectly normal and mostly effects blues and red dyes due to their manufacturing process. We do however suggest washing all garments before they are worn to prevent colour transference. In the case of particularly bright colours, soaking the finished item in a salt and vinegar solution will help fix colours prior to washing. For more information you can see our blog post.

Yarn NameAltopiano Hand-Dyed
BrandLuxury Yarns
Yarn WeightAran / Worsted
Composition100% cashmere
Tension16 stitches, 22 rows to 10cms on 5.5mm

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I'm away until 4th June. You can still buy as usual but orders wont be dispatched until I get back. Abby x Dismiss