SOW #13: Mirasol-icious

It’s time for lucky number 13, folks, and this time, it’s on some pretty stellar stuff. From Monday, August 23rd through Sunday, August 29th, our Sale of the Week is awesome – we are offering 25% off of 4 fantastic yarns from Mirasol.

The philosophy behind the Mirasol Project is very simple: it supports local communities in Peru through the sales of the Mirasol Yarn Collection. Peru’s heritage and culture of textile artistry is rich and ancient. The Mirasol Yarn Collection includes yarn made from the animals tended by these communities for generations in the Peruvian highlands. By purchasing the Mirasol Yarn Collection you are supporting the shepherds and their families ensuring the continuation of this tradition. A portion of every purchase goes directly to the funding of a centre in the remote area of Munani in the region of Puno.

Mirasol Hap’I
Fiber: 100% cotton
Weight: Worsted
Gauge: 4.5 sts/inch
Needles: US 8
Weight: 100 grams
Length: 132 yards
Care: Hand wash. Dry Flat.


At 25% off, Mirasol Hap’i is $7.50 a skein (originally $10.00).

Mirasol Nuna
Fiber: 40% Wool, 40% Silk, 20% Bamboo
Weight: Worsted
Gauge: 5 sts/inch
Needle size: US 6
Weight: 50 grams
Length: 191 yards
Care: Hand wash. Dry Flat.


At 25% off, Mirasol Nuna is $7.50 a skein (originally $10.00).

Mirasol Tupa
Fiber: 50% Merino, 50% Silk
Weight: DK
Gauge: 5.5 sts/inch
Needles: US 6
Weight: 50 grams
Length: 137 yard
Care: Hand wash. Dry Flat.


At 25% off, Mirasol Tupa is $7.50 a skein (originally $10.00).

Mirasol Sulka
Fiber: 60% Merino Wool, 20% Alpaca, 20% Silk
Weight: Bulky
Gauge: 4 sts/inch
Needle size: US 10
Weight: 50 grams
Length: 55 yards
Care: Hand wash. Dry Flat.


At 25% off, Mirasol Sulka is $6.00 a skein (originally $8.00).


Our Sale of the Week prices are valid from Monday, August 23, 2010 through Sunday, August 29, 2010 only. Limited to stock on hand – come early for best selection. No returns on sale purchases.

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