Alpaca fiber is naturally water-repellent and difficult to ignite. Huacaya, an alpaca that grows soft spongy fiber, has natural crimp, thus making a naturally elastic yarn well-suited for knitting. Suri has no crimp and thus is a better fit for woven goods.
Soft and supple, cotton yarns are perfect for warm weather tops & accessories that will keep you knitting/crocheting year-round. Cotton yarns are known to be strong, durable, and have excellent water absorption properties with short drying times, which makes them great for the kiddos, bath and kitchen accessories.
Mohair / ˈ m oʊ h ɛər / is usually a silk-like fabric or yarn made from the hair of the Angora goat. Both durable and resilient, mohair is notable for its high luster and sheen, which has helped gain it the nickname the "Diamond Fiber", and is often used in fiber blends to add these qualities to a textile.
Rayon is the generic term for fiber (and the resulting yarn and fabric) manufactured of regenerated cellulose by any one of six processes. Its importance as a fiber lies in its versatility, and in the fact that it was the first viable manufactured fiber.
Silk yarns create a fabric with a drape and touch that is almost impossible to rival. The gentle sheen and strength make silk a truly remarkable fabric and yarn. Garments knit with silk will have special fluidity you’ll long to keep close to the skin. Great for lace work and tops, some may find silk yarn a tad slippery to work with.