Alpaca Mittens Assorted Colors, Peru
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How fun are these colorful mittens?! Cleverly hand knit by women artisans in Peru from alpaca wool fiber. The mitt part flips to cover or uncover your fingers, as needed!
Material: 17% Alpaca, 83% Acrylic
***Because our handicrafts are handmade, colors and patterns in stock may vary. Please indicate top 3 color tone choices in comments field at checkout or let us surprise you! Pairs sold individually.
An exceptional group of indigenous women in the highlands of Peru and Bolivia hand knit unique wool accessories year round to provide income for their families. These women earn a fair price for what they produce, earning 3 times the regional average in wages. Without the pressure of deadlines, they have flexible working schedules so they are able to put their families first. Raising their children and being able to support themselves is of utmost importance to these artisans.