Founded in Central Ohio in 2016, OPAWL (Ohio Progressive Asian Women's Leadership) is a grassroots member-led community organization dedicated to social justice. They are building a strong intersectional feminist community with the purpose of building power and progressive leadership in Ohio. OPAWL now has three regional hubs in Columbus, Cincinnati, and Cleveland as well as an online community of members across the state and beyond. elevates the voices, visibility, and progressive leadership of Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women and nonbinary people in Ohio.
They are a multi-ethnic, multigenerational, intersectional feminist community centered around immigrants, refugees, and adoptees; women; and queer and trans individuals. Their members represent the diverse diaspora of Asia and the Pacific Islands, including those of South Asian, Southeast Asian, East Asian, Central Asian, Southwest/West Asian, Pacific Islander, and Native Hawaiian descent.
OPAWL, the yarn, is a beautiful lilac and sky blue blend with deep purple speckles.
A portion of proceeds from sales of OPAWL, the yarn, will benefit OPAWL. This fundraiser goes through the end of June!
Chester Sock: 100g, 437 yards, blend of 75% superwash merino/25% nylon
Gladys Shawl: 100g, 438 yards, single ply blend of 70% superwash merino/30% silk
Minnie DK: 100g, 246 yards, 100% superwash merino wool (also available in 100% alpaca)
Genny Worsted: 100g, 191 yards, 80% superwash merino/20% alpaca
Chunky Trevor: 100g, 76 yards, 80% merino/20% nylon, single ply
Summer Fingering: 65% silk/115g skein, approximately 450 yards
Summer DK: 65% silk/35% linen, 115g skein, approximately 246 yards
Summer Worsted: 65% silk/35% linen, 115g skein, approximately 181 yards