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Tread Warmly Alpaca Cardigan

Oversized ribbed cardigan with buttons to match. Layer up on those cool days and cozy up by the fire by night. Pour yourself a warm cuppa, tuck your feet under, grab a book and lose yourself in the comforting layers-Dolman style 3/4 sleeves, five buttons near the top, open bottom with ribbed edge. Handcrafted by artisans in Peru with Allpa, meaning "earth" in Quecha.

HANDCRAFTED IN PERU

  • Materials: 43% baby alpaca, 43% merino wool, 14% polyamide
  • Care: Handwash cold. Reshape while damp. Dry flat.
  • Measures: 29"L x 44"W (sleeve to sleeve)
  • Colors: Tan, grey with grey buttons
  • Handcrafted in Peru

SKU: 6109430

THE MAKERS

Allpa is named for a Quechua Indian word that means "earth." Allpa is a Peruvian craft trading company providing marketing assistance to artisan groups and family workshops throughout Peru. In addition, Allpa provides technical help, product development advice, skills training, tools and appropriate equipment to artisans. Artisans can access short-term and mid-term loans to improve infrastructure and their workshops. Allpa works with families located in Cusco, Ayacucho, Chulucanas, Cajamarca and Huancavelica as well as Shipibo people living in the Amazon rainforest area of Pucalepa. For most of these people, craft production is a sole source of income.Allpa began active work as an alternative trading organization in 1986. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from Allpa since 1988.
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Welcome to our global maker-to-market movement where, together with 20,000 artisans, we ignite social change. We create opportunities for individuals, families, and communities in developing countries to thrive through strong relationships, fair wages, safe working conditions, and sustainable practices.

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