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  • Secrets of Spinning, Weaving, and Knitting in the Peruvian Highlands by Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez, 9780998452357

Secrets of Spinning, Weaving, and Knitting in the Peruvian Highlands

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Overview

Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez has gathered artisans of all ages to share their knowledge, lore, and deep skills, highlighting many of the techniques used by craftspeople in the Andes. They reveal clever highland secrets for everything from skeining yarn and knitting in reverse to weaving tubular borders and embellishing fabric with complex stitches. For many of these techniques, they provide concise step-by-step instructions accessible for North American crafters. Thoughtful, detailed descriptions of Andean cultural traditions frame each section, providing context and rare insight into what textile work means as a living heritage of the Quechua people.

Product Details

Author:
Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
144
Publisher:
Thrums Books (September 1, 2017)
Language:
English
ISBN-13:
9780998452357
ISBN-10:
0998452351
Weight:
18.08oz
Dimensions:
8.5" x 9" x 0.5"
Case Pack:
32
File:
Eloquence-IPG_10012017_complete_onix21-20171003.xml
Folder:
Eloquence
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