Hand Knit Smoke Grey and Cream 100% Alpaca Textured Scarf, "Sunbeam Through the Clouds"
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Puriqwarmi of Peru designs a hand knit 100% alpaca scarf, naturally soft and warm, that is a cornucopia of texture. The scarf alternates blocks of cream and smoke grey combined with cream. The pattern of the scarf is seed stitch on the outer edges and narrow, elongated cables in the center. The cream colored ends of the scarf are made in knitted loops connected to look like oversized knots.
- 0.37 kgs
- 0.8 lbs
- 194 cm L x 24 cm W
- 76" L x 9.5" W
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
This artist is working with some sort of disability ranging from mental or physical and includes conditions such as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This is also awarded to artists that employ other artists with disabilities.
Puriqwarmi has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $900 and the most recent for $800. Proceeds were used to purchase wool and cotton for knitting apparel.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.