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Handspun Hope

Philomene Capelet in Organic Merino

Regular price $498.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $498.00 USD

Dressed up or down,the Philomene Capelet is guaranteed to create a dramatic silhouette. Wear it over a simple black dress or with a plain top and jeans. Elegant in every sense, this special design is handcrafted from organic merino wool and dyed naturally with native Rwandan plants. Shown in Mimosa Legume but available in any of our natural shades.

This design takes approximately 96 hours for one woman to knit by hand. This time is not inclusive of the laborious task of creating the yarn and hand dyeing it organically. Please allow 8 weeks for the delivery of this custom-created pullover. Please allow 8 weeks for delivery as each piece is custom-created in Rwanda.

Named after Philomene, one of our most energetic ladies working for Handspun Hope in northern Rwanda. You can read more about Philomene or any of the other women working for the organization here.

  • One size fits most
  • 100% organic merino wool
  • Hand wash and lay flat to dry

Our sheep receive meticulous 24-hour care so they will continue producing quality fleeces for the ladies working for Handspun Hope. 

Handspun Hope is a sustainable fashion brand committed to ethically-sourced materials and minimal environmental impact.