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Katherine Johnson - Women in Science

Image of Katherine Johnson - Women in Science

This is a pre-order. Yarn will ship the last week of September. Mystery colorway is inspired by the photo of Katherine Johnson.

Women in Science makes its 2019 debut with Katherine Johnson, as requested by a lovely customer. Ms. Johnson is a mathematician and physicist, one of four African-American women who worked for NASA during the space race decades and who are the subject of the movie 'Hidden Figures'. She turns 100 this August!
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This month, 100% of the profits from orders of Women in Science yarn will be donated to NAACP's scholarship fund.
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Pre-Orders will remain open until Feb. 20th. Yarn will ship by the 28th.
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Picture by Annie Leibowitz for Vanity Fair.

Bases available for pre-order:

Test Tube
2 ply, high twist fingering weight
80% superwash merino, 20% nylon
400 yards per 100 gram skein
Optional mini - 80 yards, 20 grams

Smooth Sock
4 ply
75% superwash merino, 25% nylon
460 yards per 100 gram skein
Optional mini - 92 yards, 20 grams

Singularity
single ply fingering weight with a little extra twist
100% superwash merino
400 yards per 100 gram skein
Optional mini - 80 yards, 20 grams