- Design: Striped
By Mary Ingalls
Im a bit fussy about feel and fit, and particular about my colors;this sweater hits all the marks and Im actually looking forward to colder weather! Thank you, Amazing Novica Artist!!
This is even more beautiful than it looks on the website! Nicely done and great quality. The colors are gorgeous and will go with almost any of my clothing. Ill be wearing this a lot this Fall!
By Kimberly Susan
Ive gotten so many compliments on this sweater. it is very light weight and a really unusual design. Very finely knit. Looks great dressed up or worn casually with jeans.
Handwoven Striped Cotton Poncho from Guatemala, "Beach Stripes"
Evoking the colors of the beach, stripes of turquoise, daffodil, strawberry, and pine green are created with cotton yarns that are carefully woven together by hand. Guatemala's Elena Ixtamer creates this artisanal poncho, which culminates in a pointed bottom that is accented by dangling fringes.
100% Baby Alpaca Cardigan in Cherry Red Floral from Peru, "Cherry Romance"
Involved with textiles and clothing from a young age, Ana Fernandez is excited to present her own design in this Peruvian cardigan. Featuring a jacquard design in 100% baby alpaca wool, this sweater is covered in cherry red and magenta floral motifs, and closes with coconut shell buttons. Baby alpaca refers to the fine fleece from the season's first shearing.
Grey and Black Striped Pullover Sweater from Peru, "Imagine in Grey"
From Peruvian artisan Nestor Yana comes this attractive and casual pullover sweater. Made from acrylic, the sweater is ash grey in color with bold stripes in black and dark grey at the bottom and on the sleeves. Lightweight and soft, the sweater is a perfect choice for cool days.
Red and Multi-Color Striped Acrylic Knit Ruana, "Desert Strata"
Alfredo Falcon of Peru designs this striped acrylic blend ruana with bold colors and a mixture of geometric motifs. A touch of baby alpaca gives adds to the ruana's warmth and feel. Lightweight, the ruana makes a wonderful layering piece.
Alfredo Falcon learned the craft of weaving from his parents, who learned from their parents before them. He says, “We have been a family devoted to the world of textiles for generations. I use modern colors, but I remain true to Incan and colonial motifs.”