(21 customer reviews)

£28.00 £14.00

Altopiano is a pure cashmere aran yarn. Spun exclusively for us in Italy. Altopiano, (meaning ‘highland’ in Italian) knits on anything from a 5mm to 7mm and is perfect for creating luxurious winter accessories.

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Pure cashmere aran weight yarn

‘Altopiano’ (meaning ‘highland’ in Italian) is a gorgeously soft pure cashmere aran yarn spun exclusively for us in Italy.  It knits on anything from a 5mm to 7mm and is perfect for creating luxurious winter accessories. This yarn is made from the highest quality cashmere available. It has minimal pilling, and literally gets softer and softer with wear. It’s no surprise that customers keep coming back for this yarn again and again.  You can read more about how our cashmere is made here. We have several patterns written for this yarn. It is also available hand dyed

Altopiano comes in a choice of 8 timeless colours.

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

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Bottle, Cobalt, Cream, Crimson, Mustard, Nero, Slate, Stone

Altopiano Colours

101 Cream, 102 Stone, 103 Slate, 104 Nero, 105 Bottle, 106 Cobalt, 107 Crimson, 108 Mustard

21 reviews for Altopiano

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  1. Li Fen

    I’ve knitted the ‘justified shawl’ from Elizabeth Felgate in lovely dark grey. What a very soft almost buttery yarn to knit with. It knitted nice up and it was a very great experience to knit with real cashmere yarn. I would have given it 5* but it is very expensive.

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