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Pichinku is one of the first Peru-based producers of 100% naturally dyed alpaca and wool knitting yarns, lovingly made in small batches by the hands of skilled women artisans.
Pichinku is one of the first Peru-based producers of 100% naturally dyed alpaca and wool knitting yarns, lovingly made in small batches by the hands of skilled women artisans.
389 backers pledged $31,025 to help bring this project to life.

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    GRACIAS!

    Personal "thank you!" email from Pichinku founder, Dana

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    PICHINKU momento card

    Specially designed Pichinku momento card, addressed to YOU and hand signed by our team and talented artisans!

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    Wonderful wool!

    100 grams (250 yards) of 100% Peruvian highland wool yarn, YOUR choice of 1 naturally dyed color and hand signed Pichinku momento card!

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    Alpaca AND patterns!

    100 grams (250 yards) of 100% Peruvian alpaca yarn, YOUR choice of 1 naturally dyed color, hand signed momento card AND choice of exclusive pattern designed only for Pichinku supporters by Brooklyn-based knitwear designer, Tessa Radish-O’Donnell!

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    More alpaca AND club membership!

    All of $60 reward PLUS an additional 100 grams (200 grams/500 yards total) of 100% Peruvian alpaca yarn AND member of the "Makers Make Change" Club!

    What is #makersmakechange?

    Being a member of #makersmakechange will bring you as close as possible to our team and artisans in Peru! Members will receive newsletters, media updates, exclusive sneak peeks and advance access to the 2017 Winter Line.

    We want YOU to be part of not only our campaign, but of our future too! We will share all of the most exciting moments and discoveries with you from Cusco in (very close to) real time!

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    Baby alpaca, more colors and patterns!

    All of $100 reward but instead of alpaca, receive 200 grams (500 yards) of 100% Peruvian baby alpaca yarn PLUS choice of 1 additional naturally dyed color (2 colors total) AND choice of 1 additional, exclusively designed pattern (2 patterns total)

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    LIVESTREAM with the Pichinku artisans!

    All of $150 reward, an additional 100 grams (300 grams/750 yards total) 100% Peruvian baby alpaca yarn, choice of 1 additional naturally dyed color (3 colors total) AND exclusive livestream w/ the Pichinku team from our workshop in the Sacred Valley of the Andes! You will meet our artisans "face to face" and have your questions translated in real time from English to Spanish to Quechua and back again!

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    YOUR OWN COLOR!

    All of $200 reward PLUS an additional 100 grams (400 grams/1000 yards total) of 100% Peruvian baby alpaca yarn AND the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with our team to create one Pichinku 2017-2018 naturally dyed color that will then be named after YOU!

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    CUSTOM DESIGN TEXTILE!

    All of $300 reward PLUS an additional 100 grams (500 grams/1,250 yards total) of baby alpaca yarn AND the opportunity to work one-on-one with Dana and one of the Pichinku master artisans to design your very own handwoven textile! That artisan will then weave your textile and send it to your home with a hand-signed letter, translated from Quechua!

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    CUSTOM DESIGN TEXTILE!

    *BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND*

    All of $300 reward PLUS an additional 100 grams (500 grams/1,250 yards total) of baby alpaca yarn AND the opportunity to work one-on-one with Dana and one of the Pichinku master artisans to design your very own handwoven textile! That artisan will then weave your textile and send it to your home with a hand-signed letter, translated from Quechua!

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    VIP DYE WORKSHOP IN CUSCO (2 people)

    Book your flights to Cusco!

    Plan your "bucket trip" vacation to Peru and for 2 days of your trip, you will be our VIP guests in Cusco. You will accompany our team into the heart of the Sacred Valley to work side by side with our artisans and learn our natural dye techniques.

    Reward includes private transport, food and all dye workshop materials for 2 days

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    VIP DYE WORKSHOP IN CUSCO (2 people)

    *BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND*

    Book your flights to Cusco!

    Plan your "bucket trip" vacation to Peru and for 2 days of your trip, you will be our VIP guests in Cusco. You will accompany our team into the heart of the Sacred Valley to work side by side with our artisans and learn our natural dye techniques.

    Reward includes private transport, food and all dye workshop materials for 2 days

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