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About this item: Designed by Rogelio Quispe in Peru, these pretty dark purple and multicolored mittens will add a splash of color to your winter wardrobe. The mittens are knit of pure alpaca wool for softness and warmth, in a pattern inspired by Inca textiles.Dry clean or hand wash in cold waterDry cleaning recommendedTextile softness: Soft -- this item has been made with natural fibers that are soft to the touch
About our Artist: Rogelio Quispe says, 'I was born in 1979 in Peru's Puno province. My grandparents were weavers. I grew up watching how they'd prepare the yarns and I found their work very attractive. I was always curious and wanted to learn then and there, so my grandmother became my teacher. I learned to knit in Arequipa. I learned a number of different stitches but the one I liked best was the intarsia method because it's different, interesting and more complex. I challenged myself to specialize in intarsia. To reach the point where I am today, it's been a long, tough road. But it has also brought me many rewards. Knitting is my passion. For me, it's an art and I decided to follow my dreams, along with my wife who works with me and is involved in all our processes.'...
NOVICA Inca Aubergine 100% Alpaca Wool Mittens - BKDIH6CJK