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Product ID: 350804

Gray Men's 100% Alpaca Cardigan from Peru, "Chakana Traveler"

byFernando Cano: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (454)
Fernando Cano designs a stylized version of the Andean cross, known as a... more

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Fernando Cano designs a stylized version of the Andean cross, known as a chakana, for this handsome gray cardigan. Detailed in beige, the chakana represents the link between this world and the world above. Featuring cedar wood buttons and lapel v-neck, the jersey stitch cardigan is knit of alpaca, a warm, lightweight and soft fleece worn in the Andes since the days of the Inca Empire.

  • 0.80 kgs
  • 1.8 lbs
  • Garment Measurements
  • 71.12 cm Length (from high-point shoulder) x 127 cm Bust/chest x 91.44 cm Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
  • 28" Length (from high-point shoulder) x 50" Bust/chest x 36" Sleeve (center neck to cuff)

  • 100% alpaca
  • Textile softness: Soft -- this item has been made with natural fibers that are soft to the touch
  • Dry clean or hand wash in cold water
  • Made in Peru.
  • Ships fast from USA.
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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454

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04/11/2020

"Best sweater"

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My husband absolutely loves this sweater. He has worn it many times. I am allergic to wool but this sweater does not cause itching when I hug him.

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04/04/2020

"Wow my husband loves this sweater"

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So soft and warm but also so stylishly cool!

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11/23/2020

"Perfect sweater"

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This is such a beautiful sweater. Craftmanship is impeccable. Love the color combo, I got the plum. Fits perfectly. I got a M. Im 56 and about 120 lbs. The sleeves are perfect length. Highly recommend this sweater or anything Cano makes. Well worth the price.

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11/22/2020

"Soft and beautiful!"

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These are super soft, well made, and just awesome. My wrists and hands get cold the most. These are super helpful in the mornings when its cold outside and I have to drive my kids to school.

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  • Hands and wrists

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11/21/2020

"even better than id hoped"

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stunning colors, lovely soft fabric, excellent craftsmanship. exactly as pictured, yet even nicer in real life. since i have long arms, i am thrilled that the arm length is longer than standard, just as others have described. i might have been mildly surprised by the lightweight gauge if i hadnt been forewarned; id also love this sweater in a heavier weight. i was pleasantly surprised at the quick delivery, despite covid &c -- i received the package (in MA) a mere 2 weeks after ordering. and although i thought id checked the not-a-gift box, it was beautifully gift-wrapped.

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11/21/2020

"Christmas surprise"

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I got this for a present for my son. I wish I could give it to him now! This is beautifully made, soft and sturdy but not the least bit scratchy.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Fernando Cano has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1200 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to purchase materials for his designs.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

 
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