Let this yarn take you away to the highlands of Peru. This sport weight yarn is made with wool from the animals bred by local communities for generations . You will love holding and working with this super soft fiber with amazing sheen and spectacular color depth. Each yarn purchase supports the local Peruvian shepherds and their families ensuring the continuation of this tradition.
Fiber Content:40% Wool, 40% Silk and 20% Bamboo Viscose
Weight:50 grams (sport)
Needle Size:US 3
Knitting Gauge:24.0 sts = 4 inches
Care: Hand wash and lay flat to dry.
Peru’s heritage and culture of textiles artistry is one of the richest in the world. It all begins in the highlands where Alpaca and Wool shepherds tender their animals in the Peruvian Sierra, growing the fine hair and wool that helps to create beautiful and soft yarns for hand knitting.