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.
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.
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.
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.
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