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Alpaca blend cardigan, 'Chevrons' - Black and Grey Artisan Crafted Alpaca Blend Cardigan icon bankCurate

Product ID: 231308

Black and Grey Artisan Crafted Alpaca Blend Cardigan, "Chevrons"

byPia Zavala: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (35)
Pia Zavala designs a casual cardigan of modern elegance. Working on a blend of... more

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Pia Zavala designs a casual cardigan of modern elegance. Working on a blend of luxurious alpaca wool, she selects a slimming chevron pattern in grey and black. The open cardigan features striped trim.

  • 0.45 kgs
  • 1.0 lbs
  • Garment Measurements
  • 76.2 cm Length (from high-point shoulder) x 50.8 cm Bust/chest x 78.7 cm Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
  • 30" Length (from high-point shoulder) x 20" Bust/chest x 31" Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
  • 71.1 cm Length (from high-point shoulder) x 45.7 cm Bust/chest x 76.2 cm Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
  • 28" Length (from high-point shoulder) x 18" Bust/chest x 30" Sleeve (center neck to cuff)

  • 50% alpaca, 45% acrylic, 5% wool
  • Dry cleaning recommended
  • Textile softness: Soft -- this item has been made with natural fibers that are soft to the touch
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andesicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

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35

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03/06/2020

"Cozy and warm"

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I absolutely love this sweater, so cozy and warm. I got it in blue. It is one I reach for often.

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01/15/2020

"Very Soft and Pretty"

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Love this sweater....its soft and very flattering.

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01/03/2020

"LOVE THIS CARDIGAN SWEATER"

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Unique and stylish garment that has become one of my seasonal favorites. Gorgeous color and well-made item.

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Beautiful addition to wardrobe

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  • Unique and elegant sweater

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From Ohio

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01/02/2020

"Very warm sweater!"

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This sweater will definitely keep you warm on a cold day!

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From Canada

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12/01/2019

"Feel like Im wearing a one of a kind piece..."

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Love it, very flattering on me. Love the style, the length (56 -covers my hip area), the unique subtle front/collar, the weave pattern. And so glad its navy, so tired of black. I do have to wear a long sleeve under it, its a little skitchy for me but thats ok because its a cool weather cardigan for me.

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10/22/2019

"Lovely, graceful, soft"

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Im going to enjoy wearing my new cardigan. Its comfortable but it can be perfect for the office or for a casual day. The wool is oh so soft, and the color is nothing short of elegant. Its perfect.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

 
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