Hand Knit 100% Baby Alpaca Dusty Lilac and Cream Hat, "Lilac and Cream"
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Puriqwarmi of Peru designs this lovely hand knit hat in 100% baby alpaca, the finest fleece from the first shearing of the season, a fiber known for its luxurious softness and warmth. The dusty lilac brim is knit in a rib stitch for a snug fit, the body of hat combines the dusty lilac with cream in a starburst stitch, topped by a solid cream in starburst stitch.
- 0.13 kgs
- 0.3 lbs
- 48 cm Interior Circumference x 24 cm W x 28 cm H
- 19" Inner Circ. x 9.5" W x 11" H
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.