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Product ID: 276648

Black Pullover Sweater with Three Quarter Length Sleeves, "Evening Flight in Black"

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Enjoy putting on this soft, cozy pullover sweater from Peruvian artisan Nestor... more

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Enjoy putting on this soft, cozy pullover sweater from Peruvian artisan Nestor Yana. Made from a blend of acrylic and alpaca wool, the lightweight black sweater has a slight cowl neck and elbow-length sleeves.

  • 0.16 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • Garment Measurements
  • 68.58 cm L x 111.76 cm W x 63.5 cm Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
  • 27" L x 44" W x 25" Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
  • 66.04 cm L x 96.52 cm W x 60.96 cm Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
  • 26" L x 38" W x 24" Sleeve (center neck to cuff)

  • 90% acrylic, 10% alpaca wool
  • Lay flat to dry
  • Textile softness: Soft -- this item has been made with natural fibers that are soft to the touch
  • Machine wash in cold water
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andesicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

167

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04/22/2018

"Exceeded expectations"

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Beautiful. Falls well. Manages to be comfortable in that in between temp. Very soft.

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Evening Flight in Black, Black Pullover Sweater with Three Quarter Length Sleeves

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11/10/2016

"Great Gift"

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Bought this sweater for my daughter-in-law and she loves it.

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Evening Flight in Black, Black Pullover Sweater with Three Quarter Length Sleeves

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: 'just because'

Verified Reviewer

09/05/2020

"Lovely cool weather sweater"

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Very attractive and warm! Not overly feminine looking but beautiful color combinations. Just the right length. Can t wait till cooler weather comes!

Tags By Donna

Casual fashion

Best Uses

  • Business and casual fashion

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Desert Glyphs, Warm Brown Alpaca Blend Cardigand Wood Buttons from Peru

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Verified Reviewer

09/04/2020

"Beautiful"

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Great Gift

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08/13/2020

"The perfect gift"

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I bought these as a gift for my Aunt, and she LOVED them! They are well made and very soft. I m going to buy a pair for myself soon!

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Peruvian Patchwork in Magenta, Artisan Crafted 100% Alpaca Multi-Colored Gloves from Peru

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08/01/2020

"Perfect in every way"

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I have just received this sweater and since it is hot it will be a few more months until I wear it. I purchased it to go with jeans and for casual wear but it would also work well as business casual. It is well made, soft and warm yet light weight. It will be perfect for early fall in Maine.

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Desert Glyphs, Warm Brown Alpaca Blend Cardigand Wood Buttons from Peru

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Nestor's mother is from Juliaca in the Peruvian altiplano. She taught Nestor to weave and he, in turn, has taught his wife, his two children and his employees. He finds his inspiration in traditional Peruvian art and constantly searches art and history books to refine his craft.

Nestor is not only an employer, he is an important member of his community. He continues to grow his business providing full-time employment to 23 workers and part-time employment to others when he can. He recognizes his good fortune and shares with those less fortunate whenever the opportunity arises. The income from Nestor's Novica sales not only supports his wife, son and elderly parents — it helps to support others in his community. Many of Nestor's employees were homeless. Nestor not only provides them with work, he provides a place to stay or live.

Nestor loves his community and does what he can to help it. He employs disabled elderly craftswomen to create the unique hand finishes applied to his designs. These women would be unable to care for themselves without the support Nestor gives them.

Nestor was recently diagnosed with a calcaneal bone spur, a condition is often brought about by repetitive motion. He has been forced to modify his daily routine, however he continues to design and craft fine alpaca apparel in his workshop.

Nestor Yana has received 8 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2850 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to buy yarn in the colors of this season's fashion trends for production.

Nestor's persistence and determination have paid off. He not only is able to support himself but has grown his workshop and now offers work to others.

Nestor pays for his son to attend the university and employs other artisans who pay for their own children's education.

Nestor still provides for his son who is in the university.

 
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