Awa, in the native language of the Incas, means fabric, weave or knitted. AMANO's unique blend of alpaca, merino and pima cotton has that unique look representing those historic traditions.

Martha Wissing has crafted Awa into the beautiful Awaq Poncho using just 2 skeins of Awa and size 6 needles. The pattern is available for purchase on

Fiber: 55% baby alpaca, 26% merino wool, 19% pima cotton
Weight/Length: 100 grams, 328 yards
Gauge/Needle Size: 24 sts = 4 inches on US 6 needles
Care: Hand wash gently, lay flat to dry.

1104 Aegean Blue
1105 Awapili Plant
1106 Nogal Seeds
1108 Cochineal
1111 Indigo
1112 Eucalyptus

Collections: featured yarns

Type: DK

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