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The River Shawl by Canadian Designer Sylvia McFadden from Vancouver is a simple garter sideways triangle worked with simple stripes and simple eyelet lace. It can be knit quickly and the Mayu yarn is so stunning to work with!
You may choose the blue on white (like on the photos) or the inverse white on blue combination. Techniques are easy enough for any level of knitting skill. Wrap yourself in exquisite softness with this very special kit. Indulge yourself!
Amano is our supplier from the Peruvian Highlands. Their motto: Luxury handknitting - Home grown in the Andes. Read their story below.
Mayu in Quechua (The native language of the Incas) means river. This unique blend of Royal alpaca, Cashmere and Mulberry silk has an incomparable softness and a beautiful texture. Using an artisanal dip dyed method inspired by the Incas, this yarn has been crafted with love and care using ancient techniques. The colours encapsulate the softness of the Peruvian highlands.
If you want to purchase the yarn only, visit our online yarn shop for Amano Mayu
Make your choice of combinations of these two shades:
(Please be aware that the colours shown may vary from screen to screen)
included in this kit:
three 50 g skeins of Amano Mayu, combination of your choice
the electronic pattern will be emailed to you after purchase
skill level: beginner
washing instructions: hand wash cool, lay flat to dry
to make it a complete kit we recommend: for peace of mind go to the SUPPLIES page and add:
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The Amano Story:
For thousands of years the people of the Andes have made offerings to the Inca gods, whom they believe dwell in the mountains, the earth, the rivers and the sky.
At Amano®, we strive to bring back these magical beliefs to the present time.
With our hands and creativity we aim to bring you the feel the natural resources of the Peruvian Andes.
Amano® is luxury in its purest expression. Our yarns represent generosity - we consider them a gift from the Inca gods and a taste of the Andes.