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Alpaca blend poncho, 'Scarlet Whimsy' - Alpaca Blend Knit V-neck Poncho from Peru Curate

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Scarlet Whimsy Alpaca Blend Knit V-neck Poncho from Peru

Raquel and Gregor present a beautiful, lightweight poncho knit of a soft alpaca... more

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Raquel and Gregor present a beautiful, lightweight poncho knit of a soft alpaca blend. In rich red, the v-neck poncho features a whimsical curly fringe.

  • 0.16 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • Garment Measurements
  • 77 cm L x 83 cm W
  • 30.5" L x 32.5" W

  • 90% alpaca, 10% nylon
  • Use mild detergent only
  • Dry in the shade
  • Lay flat to dry
  • Textile softness: Soft -- this item has been made with natural fibers that are soft to the touch
  • Hand wash separately in cold water
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andes
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Raquel and Gregor are dedicated to preserving the weaving traditions woven into Peruvian culture from pre-Inca times. Like many before them, they learned their craft from elders in the community and they pass their knowledge to the younger artisans who work with them. Each textile they create is woven on a wooden floor loom and finished by hand. Crafted from natural fibers such as alpaca, cotton and silk, their work echoes the natural colors of the Peruvian landscape, reverberating with the rich hues of the mountains, the jungle and the coast.

Raquel and Gregor are deeply committed to building a sustainable workshop that offers a flexible supportive environment for the people who collaborate with them, most of whom are women. They have a special room at the workshop for the women to breastfeed or otherwise care for their children. Many of these women work solely for the purpose of being able to educate their children. Raquel and Gregor also have a deep respect for the environment and have installed solar panels in their workshop, a rarity in Peru.

Among the quality control assistants at Raquel and Gregor's workshop is one who is profoundly deaf. The rest of the team takes great pride in the way they have learned to communicate with her. They treasure what she has taught them about communicating with her and with each other.

Raquel and Gregor are able to provide work for a number of people, 90 percent of them women.

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25 Testimonials for Raquel and Gregor

Elizabeth

Ohio/USA

I purchases one for myself and all my sisters loved it, so I had to get the all the other colors for them! I love the knit and the wool! So beautiful!!! Thank you for knitting these beautiful ponchos. I love the extra warm loose neck color, as well!

kgzach

Omaha, Nebraska

My wife loves the warmth and the beauty of the scarf!

Jan

Rowlett, Texas, USA

The craftsmanship was great and my daughter loved the soft alpaca wool. Thank you for making her Christmas special.
 
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