Alpaca Wool Weavers & Knitters - El Alto

Alpaca Wool Weavers & Knitters

El Alto, Bolivia

Artisans in Group

4

Products Made

6

Years Working Together

30

Techniques Used

  • Manual Knitting Machine
  • Pedal Loom
Alpaca Wool Weavers & Knitters - El Alto
El Alto, Bolivia, adjacent to La Paz, is high in the Bolivian Andes. Here we partner with a family-run co-op of weavers and knitters that have been working together for more than 30 years.
Alpaca Wool Weavers & Knitters - El Alto
The artisans here weave with 100% alpaca wool, which is softer and often warmer than sheep’s wool, despite being lighter weight. It also happens to be hypoallergenic!

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