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Amazonian Flower Cardigan

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This symmetrical floral pattern is inspired by garments worn by the women of the Ayoreo tribe in Bolivia's Amazon basin. Honoring their textile traditions, only the natural and dark alpaca colors in this pattern are knit—the blue highlights are hand-embroidered after the garment is shaped. Full zip front.

100% alpaca cardigan hand-loomed in Bolivia by artisans.

Women’s sizes S (4–6), M (8–10), L (12–14), XL (16–18), XXL (20).


Hand-wash or dry clean.

Indigenous people in South America have raised alpaca for its fleece for thousands of years before Europeans learned about the animal and exported alpaca fiber to Spain in the 16th and 17th centuries. Today this domesticated animal is bred throughout the world, but its native habitat is the Andean altiplano: Ecuador, southern Peru, northern Bolivia, and northern Chile.


Descended from the wild vicuña, alpaca resemble a cross between a llama and a sheep. Its fleece is similar to sheep's wool, but is usually softer, less prickly, and has minimal lanolin content, making it virtually hypoallergenic. Its extreme warmth, relatively light weight, and natural resistance to water make alpaca wool an ideal fabric for the frigid winters of the Andean altiplano. These qualities have also led to a rise in the use of alpaca fiber in outdoor gear and active wear, although it is also easily spun into a fine enough yarn for use in suits and other dress wear.


Most alpaca products can be treated as you would an object made of sheep's wool—hand wash using a mild soap and lukewarm water, or dry clean—but check the tag or manufacturer's instructions for specific instructions.


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Amazonian Flower Cardigan
 
4.7

(based on 3 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great color (3)
  • Stylish (3)
  • Warm (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Sleeve Length:
        • Feels too short

           

          Feels true to length

           

          100% 

          (3 reviews)

          Feels too long

           
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Comfort-oriented (3), Practical (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (3)

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      (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Absolutely beautiful

      By granny

      from Necedah, wi

      About Me Comfort-oriented, Practical

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Flattering
      • Great Color
      • Lightweight
      • Soft
      • Stylish
      • Versatile
      • Warm

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Casual Wear
        • Cold Weather
        • Going Out
        • Layering
        • Travel
        • Work

        Comments about Amazonian Flower Cardigan:

        As a knitter I really appreciate the work that went into this sweater. Everytime I wear it I feel special.

        • Chest Size:
        • Feels too small
        • Sleeve Length:
        • Feels true to length
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Love this cardigan

        By San Jose Customer

        from San Jose, CA

        About Me Comfort-oriented, Practical

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Great Color
        • Stylish
        • Warm

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Amazonian Flower Cardigan:

            Great spring or autumn sweater.

            • Chest Size:
            • Feels true to size
            • Sleeve Length:
            • Feels true to length
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Absolutely Fabulous!

            By Natalyzer

            from Dearborn, MI

            About Me Comfort-oriented, Practical, Stylish

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Flattering
            • Great Color
            • Lightweight
            • Soft
            • Stylish
            • Versatile
            • Warm

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Casual Wear
              • Cold Weather
              • Going Out
              • Layering
              • Travel
              • Work

              Comments about Amazonian Flower Cardigan:

              The light-blue flowers match my lighter jeans to perfection. This sweater is very pretty. I usually wear a large but selected an extra-large so I could wear a turtleneck comfortably underneath it. This Alpaca sweater is light in weight and does not itch my sensitive skin. I am happy that I added it to my cart. Thank you kindly.

              • Chest Size:
              • Feels true to size
              • Sleeve Length:
              • Feels true to length
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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