Awa in Quechua (The native language of the Incas) means fabric, weave or knitted.
This unique blend of Baby alpaca, Merino wool and Pima cotton has an exceptional and different look. It represents the thriving weaving and knitting traditions rooted in Peru dating back to pre-Inca times until modernity. The color chart of Awa ﬁnds its inspiration in the vibrant colors of the traditional Peruvian textiles.
This yarn can be worked as a heavy sport, or light Double Knitting yarn.
55% Baby Alpaca
26% Merino Wool
19% Pima Cotton
Suggested Gauge / Needle Size
Knitting needle size: 4.0mm (US 6)
Knitting gauge: 24sts = 10cm (4") in stockinette stitch
Hand wash in cool water. Do not wring. Lay flat to dry.
Craft Yarn Council Size
2 fine to 3 light