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Anna & Juan Merino Sportweight

12,1013,85

Anna & Juan Merino Sportweight

12,1013,85

Anna & Juan Merino Sportweight

Thrilled by how vibrant and varied natural colours can be, Josefina and Luzius have been doing intense research on locally available materials, colour sources and old dyeing recipes. The aim is not only to rediscover traditional textile techniques but also to apply them in a new and fashionable way.

Anna & Juan’s “Sport Merino” is a smooth, naturally/plant dyed, evenly-twisted, round yarn with great stitch definition, ideal for knitting patterns with textures, cables and lace. With a fibre fineness of 19.5 µm it is very soft, can be worn directly on the skin and is also suited for baby wear.

The merino is GOTS, kbT-certified and mulesing-free and is from South America but processed in Switzerland.

Please make sure that you buy enough yarn to complete your project, as future dye lots may slightly differ.

Colour: the yarn colour may differ slightly from the colour shown in the pictures

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Extra Info

Brand

Ball Weight

50g

Content

Metres per ball

175m

Needle Size

Yarn Weight

4 ply/ sport

Anna & Juan is

Josefina Eliggi is a textile and fashion designer from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She studied Fine Arts and Printmaking at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata and fashion and textile design at FADU, Buenos Aires. Until 2011 she worked on limited editions of hand printed accessories and garments for her own label “Josefina Eliggi”. Between 2005 and 2011 she worked as an art and design teacher. Since 2010 she has been experimenting with natural dyes.
In February 2013 she completed her studies at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU) in the Masters Degree programme in Design.

Josefina Eliggi was born in 1979 in La Plata, Argentina.

Luzius Schnellmann completed his diploma study in Visual Communication at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU) in 2006. Since then he has been doing freelance work in Switzerland and abroad.
From 2008 to 2013 he was employed as an assistant in the Master of Arts in Design study course at HSLU, where he also teached in the fields of sustainability, animation and graphic design.
Since 2010 he directs international workshops in the field of sustainability and design, e.g., as part of the annual Sustainable Summer School.

Luzius Schnellmann was born in 1979 in Zurich, Switzerland.

Additional information

Brand

Ball Weight

50g

Content

Metres per ball

175m

Needle Size

Yarn Weight

4 ply/ sport

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