This yarn is hand spun by native women in Peru. They earn more than their country's minimum wage. They are provided food & a comfortable atmosphere to work in. There is no exploitation of children or slaves wages. This is what "Fair Trade" truly means. Buying this yarn helps to promote a better life for the hand spinners & their families.• Made in Peru • Fair Trade & Vegan Ⓥ • Needle Size: #13-#15 or larger for an open stitch. • Weight: Approx. 75-90g a skein & can vary from skein to skein. • Yardage: 45yds. & can vary depending on the thicks & thins. • Made in Peru where GMOs are banned! • This un-mercerized cotton knits up soft & beautiful. • Made with Certified Organic Cotton w/ a Peruvian Drop Spindle method. We saw how this yarn is spun and it is an amazing sight to see. • It is Very Soft, Rustic & Beautiful. • Based on the different artisans that spin this yarn it has a very chunky texture which can vary to occasional or constant thick & thins depending on the skein. This makes each skein unique & beautiful. • All colors are kettle dyed with botanicals &/or low impact dyes.
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