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Duwen homespun weaving yarn

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This is a truly rustic yarn, so please expect some variations in thickness and colour. We believe that this enhances the unique beauty and texture of this hand-produced item. If working a large area, please check availability of batch numbers as production is very limited. Please note: Needle sizes are approximate. Please experiment to produce the texture that you require.

Düwen means 'to weave' in Mapundungun, the indigenous language of the Mapuche (of which the Lavkenche form a part) of southern Chile. 

This yarn has been dyed with: michay

Weight: 50g skein

Meterage (approx): 100m

Batch: EC/MM1

Recommended needle size for knitting: 3.75mm (closest equivalent gauge = double knitting)

Care instructions: 

100% sheep's wool
Handwash, mild soap

By purchasing this yarn you will be supporting rural women who work at home to supplement their family income by practising the traditional skills handed down through generations in Central and Southern Chile. 

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