Weavers and Felters - Flores

Weavers and Felters

Flores, Uruguay

Artisans in Group

12

Products Made

3

Years Working Together

30

Techniques Used

  • Pedal Looms
  • Needle Felting
Weavers and Felters - Flores
Weavers and Felters - Flores
In Uruguay we work with the largest network of women-run co-operatives in the country. All of the yarns they use are handspun start to finish — from the shearing to the spinning to the dying.
Weavers and Felters - Flores
The abstract throws are handwoven on pedal looms by one group of women. They are then transferred to another group of women who needle felt all of the shapes using top merino onto the woven blankets.

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