Artisanthropy is focused on supporting proud Canadian companies, and Americo Original is a company with a strong sense of ethics when it comes to fibre production. Based in Toronto, Ontario, all of Americo’s fibres are ethically sourced from the Andean highlands of South America. The yarns are produced in socially responsible mills, specifically for Americo. Their high-end fibres are all-natural, and include llama, alpaca, cashmere, organic and premium cottons, linen, and silk. Artisanthropy stocks a wide variety of Americo yarns, in a sumptuous range of colours. You will be delighted with any project created with Americo’s gorgeous yarns. With two stores located in Whitby and Cobourg, Artisanthropy can ship your Americo Original purchases anywhere in Canada, and worldwide.

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Americo Original Briza

$ 28.00 $ 23.81

This is a beautifully soft yarn from Americo Original. Composed of 45.5% baby alpaca fleece combined with 54.5% bamboo, this fingering weight eco-friendly yarn comes from happy alpacas grazing on pesticide-free grass in Peru. Skeins of Briza come in 100g, 382 yards in length. Briza in naturally toned Bark is a lovely neutral brown tone with cream flecks. This yarn is recommended for size 3.25mm (US 3) knitting needles, with gauge swatches knitting up at 30 stitches x 40 rows to 4 inches (10 cm) squared. Receive your choice of either the Dewberry Bias Scarf or the Aven Sweater pattern for FREE with your purchase.


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Brown

Americo Original Eco Rasta

$ 18.00

This is a lovely, soft, bulky yarn from Americo Original. Composed of 100% eco wool, this bulky weight eco-friendly yarn comes from happy sheep grazing on pesticide-free grass in Peru. Skeins of Eco Rasta come in 100g, 38 yards in length. Eco Rasta is available in Natural Charcoal, and ready-to-dye Natural White. This yarn is recommended for size 12mm (US 17) knitting needles, with gauge swatches knitting up at 8 stitches x 9.5 rows to 4 inches (10 cm) squared. Receive one of Americo Original’s patterns for Eco Rasta for free along with your purchase.


Natural Charcoal
Natural White
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Americo Original Eco Alpaca Sport

$ 27.95

This is a soft, fluffy yarn from Americo Original. Composed of 100% superfine alpaca, this sport weight eco-friendly yarn comes from happy alpacas grazing on pesticide-free grass in Peru. Skeins of Eco Alpaca Sport come in 100g, 219 yards in length. Eco Alpaca Sport is available in Natural Dark Grey Melange, and Natural Black, Grey and Taupe Melange. This yarn is recommended for size 3.75mm (US 5) knitting needles, with gauge swatches knitting up at 20 stitches x 24 rows to 4 inches (10 cm) squared. Receive one of Americo Original’s patterns for Eco Alpaca Sport for free along with your purchase.


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Butterfly in Salmon

Americo Original Eco Alpaca DK

$ 28.00

This is a soft, fluffy yarn from Americo Original. Composed of 100% superfine alpaca, this DK weight eco-friendly yarn comes from happy alpacas grazing on pesticide-free grass in Peru. Skeins of Eco Alpaca DK come in 100g, 262 yards in length. Eco Alpaca DK is available in Seafoam, Mulberry and ready-to-dye Almond Butter. This yarn is recommended for size 3.75mm (US 5) knitting needles, with gauge swatches knitting up at 22 stitches x 24 rows to 4 inches (10 cm) squared. Receive one of Americo Original’s patterns for Eco Alpaca DK for free along with your purchase.

Check out the great projects on Ravelry completed using this yarn


Almond Butter
Mulberry
Seafoam

Americo Original Boucle

$ 27.95

Americo Original’s Boucle yarn is composed of 89.5% alpaca, combined with 10.5% pima cotton. This bulky weight eco-friendly yarn comes from happy alpacas grazing on pesticide-free grass in Peru. Skeins of Boucle come in 100g, 94 yards in length. This yarn is recommended for size 7mm (US 13) knitting needles, with gauge swatches knitting up at 10 stitches x 14 rows to 4 inches (10 cm) squared. Receive one of Americo Original’s patterns for Boucle for free along with your purchase.


Charcoal Grape
Natural Charcoal
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Americo Original Abrazos in Key Lime

Americo Original Abrazos

$ 27.95 $ 23.81

Abrazos is a beautiful pima cotton & bamboo blend laceweight yarn from Americo Original. Composed of 44.7% pima cotton combined with 55.3% bamboo, this eco-friendly yarn is made from the highest quality of cotton using natural processes. Skeins of Abrazos come in 100g, 1028 yards in length. This yarn is recommended for size 2mm (US 0) knitting needles, with gauge swatches knitting up at 42 stitches x 53 rows to 4 inches (10 cm) squared. Receive one of Americo Original’s patterns for Abrazos for free along with your purchase.


Fuchsia
Ink Blue
Lime Key
Pebble
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Butterfly in Brown

Americo Original Alpaca Matizada

$ 28.00

This is a beautifully soft yarn from Americo Original. Composed of 100% superfine alpaca fleece, this DK weight eco-friendly yarn comes from happy alpacas grazing on pesticide-free grass in Peru. Skeins of Alpaca Matizada come in 100g, 145 yards in length. Alpaca Matizada is available in Black and Raspberry Chocolate Melange. This yarn is recommended for size 6mm (US 10) knitting needles, with gauge swatches knitting up at 16 stitches x 22 rows to 4 inches (10 cm) squared. Receive one of the patterns featured here for free along with your purchase.


Black
Raspberry Chocolate Melange
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Gold

Americo Original Cadena Alpaquita

$ 28.00 $ 23.81

This beautifully soft yarn from Americo Original is composed of 60% baby alpaca fleece combined with 40% pima cotton. This DK weight eco-friendly yarn comes from happy alpacas grazing on pesticide-free grass in Peru, and pima is known as the best cotton in the world. Skeins of Cadena Alpaquita come in 100g, 142 yards in length. Cadena Alpaquita in Natural is perfect for using as-is, or for dyeing. This yarn is recommended for size 5mm (US 8) knitting needles, with gauge swatches knitting up at 17 stitches x 24 rows to 4 inches (10 cm) squared. Receive one of the patterns featured on this page for free along with your purchase.

Or, look at some great ideas on Ravelry for this yarn before you buy.