icon handOver $133.8 million USD sent to artisans so far!

Similar Items

Product ID: 347970

Knit Black and Brown Alpaca Blend Poncho from Peru, "Basic Style"

Make this classic black poncho a staple in your wardrobe. From Peruvian artisan... more

infoComing Back!

This item is available for backorder and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Read more

infoPre-Order Now!

This item is available for pre-order and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Read more

Details

Make this classic black poncho a staple in your wardrobe. From Peruvian artisan Pia Zavala, the poncho is knit from a soft alpaca blend. A spice-colored border lines the round neckline, arm openings, and hem.

  • 0.40 kgs
  • 0.9 lbs
  • Garment Measurements
  • 72 cm L x 86 cm W
  • 28.5" L x 34" W

  • 50% alpaca, 45% acrylic, 5% wool
  • Dry clean or hand wash
  • Dry cleaning recommended
  • Textile softness: Soft--this item has been made with fibers that are soft to the touch
  • Made in Peru.
  • Ships fast from USA.
Gift Info

You May Also Like

Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Profound Impact

Profound Impact

Pia's struggles with her health have forced her to downsize her workshop but she is determined to keep it open. Her workers rely on their earnings to care for themselves and their families. Nearly half of the workshop's income is derived from Novica sales and Pia does not want to let let her helpers down.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Pia has taken a very modern approach to textile production. Her workers live far from her workshop and used to spend hours each day traveling to work. Pia moved her knitting machines to her artisans' homes and they no longer have to travel great distances. They are able to spend more time with their families and still earn a living. Pia works with machine knitters and hand finishers to create her knitwear collection.

Working with Disabilities

Working with Disabilities

Pia struggles daily with fibromyalgia. Marcelino, her assistant, of 32 years, suffered a stroke in 2016. He continues with his knitting at the workshop but struggles with work that once came easily. However, they have worked together since the very beginning and find joy in their success and strength in each other as they face their health challenges.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Pia's innovative approach to production has enabled her to work with artisans who once needed to travel a great distance to the workshop. In spite of her own health difficulties, she has kept her workshop open in order to provide a steady income for her collaborators.

Media Featured

Media Featured

Pia has been included in a local magazine story about her participation in an event to benefit profoundly deaf children.

Empowering Women

Empowering Women

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Pia's children are grown but she provides for the education of a grandchild.

 
icon upBACK TO TOP