Sulka is a luxurious blend of Merino Wool, Baby Alpaca & Mulberry Silk that is spun in Peru. The word "Sulka" means feather, and this single ply yarn has a wonderfully light, soft hand with the warmth of merino and alpaca paired with the sheen of silk. This beautifully heathered yarn is perfect for bulky weight hats, scarves and accessories where warmth and beauty are desired.
Sulka has been discontinued and will not be available much longer. Please purchase enough of each color to complete your project.
FIBER CONTENT: 60% Merino Wool / 20% Baby Alpaca / 20% Mulberry Silk
WEIGHT: 50g / 54yds / 50m
NEEDLE SIZE: US 9-11 / 5.5-8mm
GAUGE: 4-5.25 sts per inch / 2.5cm
CARE INSTRUCTIONS - Hand Wash in warm water. Lay Flat to Dry. Low Iron if needed. Do not dry clean.
About Mirasol -Sumptuous yarns are a luxury that you can afford when selecting Mirasol, a Fair Trade company from Peru. A portion of every sale is donated to education by funding a school in the remote region of Puno where many shepherds and their families reside. Mirasol fibers are sourced from the Peruvian Andes and come in a range of stunningly vibrant colors that are delightful to knit. The irresistible softness will provide garments with the best quality so you will never want to wear anything else, and due to its longevity, you'll never have to!
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. All of this luxury comes with the extra benefit of knowing that each purchase contributes to schools for children of Peruvian alpaca shepherds. To learn more, visit www.mirasolperu.com
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