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Guarani Alpaca Cardigan
Guarani Alpaca Cardigan
(Based on 7 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

The Guaraní people are an indigenous cultural group who live in Paraguay and parts of Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, and Bolivia. Before European contact, the seminomadic culture didn’t have a written language. The pattern on this lightweight alpaca cardigan is taken from a pictogram for water found on textiles in the Guaraní Museum of Bolivia. The 3/4-sleeve design features a hand-crocheted border and resin buttons.


Available colors: Blue, Ecru, Violet
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$149.00
Cusco Alpaca Cardigan
Cusco Alpaca Cardigan
(Based on 7 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

La Compania church in Cusco, Peru, is one of the most breathtaking examples of colonial baroque architecture in the Americas, and its ornate facade was the inspiration for the fuchsia and magenta patterns on our alpaca wool cardigan. The lightweight and naturally insulating alpaca fiber makes it a perfect layer for cool weather.


Available colors: Blue, Fuchsia
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$169.00
Indian Boteh Travel Shirt
Indian Boteh Travel Shirt
(Based on 17 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Shirts

Intricate, stylized palm leaves unfurl across this silky-smooth, travel-friendly shirt. The pattern is called boteh in Farsi, but Westerners know it as paisley. In wrinkle-resistant 100% rayon with a range of vivid colors, this lightweight 3/4-sleeve shirt is a simple way to extend your travel wardrobe. Side vents at the hem.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$48.00
Pirot Cotton Cardigan
Pirot Cotton Cardigan
(Based on 2 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

One of Serbia’s most significant craft traditions are kilims, or flat woven rugs, made in the historic southeastern town of Pirot. They were a symbol of Serbian royalty in the early part of the 20th century, and they’re still used frequently at state functions. The geometric designs are so often imitated that they’ve been “trademarked” with a geographical indication, similar to the way that only sparkling wine from the Champagne region of France can truly be called champagne.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$169.00
$119.99
Aster Alpaca Sweater
Aster Alpaca Sweater
(Based on 8 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

In the Andean Altiplano of Peru, artisans have been knitting with soft, lightweight alpaca fiber for centuries. Aymara and Quechua artisans in Peru use an alpaca blend to create a dark brown cardigan with a blue and turquoise pattern of asters flowing from the hem and sleeves. A single bloom graces the back of the sweater. Made entirely on hand looms, the sweater is embellished with hand-knit scalloping at the cuffs and hem, and hand-painted ceramic buttons. Light, soft, easily packable, and wrinkle resistant.


Available colors: Blue, Pink
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$199.00
$59.99
Jungle's Eyebrow Alpaca Cardigan Sweater
Jungle's Eyebrow Alpaca Cardigan Sweater
(Based on 7 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

A highlight of the trek to Machu Picchu is entering the dense, humid ceja de selva, the “jungle’s eyebrow,” just before entering the 15th-century Inca site. Our alpaca sweater features designs inspired by the flora found in this lush landscape, including orchids, bamboo, and the pisonay tree, considered sacred by the Inca. Hand-embroidered details and knit buttons are stitched in pima cotton.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$189.00
$69.99
Irish Wool-cashmere Aran Cardigan Sweater
Irish Wool-cashmere Aran Cardigan Sweater
(Based on 6 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

In the early 1900s, enterprising women living on the Aran Islands took the sweaters they had knit for generations of fisherman kin and started marketing them around the world. Today the classic cable stitches of Aran knitters are a worldwide symbol of Irish culture. The wool blend features just enough cashmere to make this winter-white cardigan luxuriously soft to the touch.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$199.00
$69.99
Danube Merino Wool Cardigan
Danube Merino Wool Cardigan
(Based on 3 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

The eclectic patterns of our luxuriously soft merino cardigan are adapted from Serbian kilims, the flat tapestry-woven carpets for which regions like Pirot are famous. Made in Serbia by artisans in the town of Blace and the capital of Belgrade 150 miles north on the banks of the scenic Danube River.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$229.00
$129.99
Fair Isle Sweater
Fair Isle Sweater
(Based on 3 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Sweaters

Like their distant Irish neighbors in the Aran Islands, knitters from northernmost Scotland’s Fair Isle have spread their tiny island’s culture throughout the world via their craft traditions. Fair Isle became famous for its multicolored sweaters when the Prince of Wales was photographed wearing one in the 1920s. Our lamb’s-wool version in many shades of blue and gray is knit by a 140-year-old mill in Hawick, a town along the Teviot River in the southeastern Scottish Borders.


Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$199.00
$119.99
Men's Grecas Alpaca Sweater
Men's Grecas Alpaca Sweater
(Based on 16 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Sweaters
Indigenous Bolivian craftsman translate grecas—repeating geometric patterns—from the traditional garments of the Tarabuco region in this 3/4-zip pullover. The design is an interpretation of barroco mestizo style, in which indigenous and Spanish cultures have struck an aesthetic balance. This lightweight and cozy 100% alpaca sweater is handknit by artisans in Bolivia.
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$189.00
Chiquitos Alpaca Cardigan
Chiquitos Alpaca Cardigan
(Based on 10 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters
Eighteenth-century churches dot the region of Chiquitos in Bolivia's eastern rain savanna, and motifs found on furniture and paintings at San Jose de Chiquitos were the inspiration for this superfine alpaca sweater. The blend of 15 colors is reminiscent of local stained glass and wrought ironwork.
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$199.00
Peruvian Kantuta Cardigan Sweater
Peruvian Kantuta Cardigan Sweater
(Based on 3 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

Our lightweight boiled-wool cardigan makes a crisp addition to your wardrobe in a rich red hue that will brighten any winter day. A blend of soft baby alpaca fiber and sheep’s wool is “boiled” in a process similar to felting to create a fabric denser than a knitted sweater, making it warmer and more wind-resistant. Hand-embroidered designs inspired by the kantuta, Peru’s national flower, decorate the front. One-button clasp at the neckline.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$189.00
$119.99
Trujillo Alpaca Cardigan
Trujillo Alpaca Cardigan
(Based on 3 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

Trujillo, Peru, is known as the cradle of Peruvian independence, but colonial architecture is a hallmark of the city. The baroque wrought ironwork of the city’s casonas, or mansions, is the inspiration for our extremely soft cardigan. Made in Peru of felted baby alpaca wool, it is both lightweight and cozy. Hidden hook-and-eye clasps.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$189.00
$129.99
Bolivian Tiwanaku Sweater
Bolivian Tiwanaku Sweater
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Sweaters

The pre-Inca Tiwanaku civilization flourished in the Bolivian highlands for 500 years. Among the artifacts that have been uncovered at the capital near Lake Titicaca are ceramics, stone carvings, and remarkably well-preserved textiles. Our soft alpaca sweater is inspired by the striped, geometric patterns found in textiles and carvings throughout this ancient site.


Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$189.00
Irish Grandfather Shirt
Irish Grandfather Shirt
(Based on 7 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Shirts

For generations the grandfather shirt has been a traditional part of everyday life in rural Ireland. The extra-long, collarless style hasn’t changed in more than a century, but it remains as popular as ever. Our version in 100% brushed cotton gets softer with every wash. Its long tail won’t come untucked; it’s even long enough to wear as a nightshirt.


Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$98.00
$49.99
Serbian Floral Wool Cardigan
Serbian Floral Wool Cardigan
(Based on 8 reviews)
Category: Sale/Clothing/Women's Clothing and Accessories

Our lightweight black cardigan is graced front and back with floral patterns inspired by the embroidered skirts and aprons found in traditional Serbian dress.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$199.00
$55.99
Peruvian Ombré Alpaca Sweater
Peruvian Ombré Alpaca Sweater
(Based on 13 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

Lightweight, warm, and naturally water-resistant alpaca wool has been used for centuries on the Peruvian Altiplano. Here, hand-dyed alpaca is embroidered with baroque motifs inspired by the architecture of Peru’s Jesuit churches. The purple ombré pattern fades from dark to light purple. Hidden front zipper.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$169.00
$89.99
Irish Sweater Jacket
Irish Sweater Jacket
(Based on 48 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters
Aran knitting is well known for its wealth of intricate stitches and symbolism. In this flattering sweater jacket, the diamond stitch represents prosperity, and the cable stitch stands in for the fishing rope that was so essential to livelihood on the Aran Islands. Knit from 100% worsted wool in moss green, with a button closure at the neck.
Available colors: Charcoal, Garnet, Green, Oatmeal
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$159.00
Peruvian Chancay Alpaca Cardigan
Peruvian Chancay Alpaca Cardigan
(Based on 2 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

The Museo Amano in Lima, Peru, is home to lovely textiles by the pre-Columbian Chancay culture. A 3,000-year-old woven-gauze Chancay head cloth was the inspiration for this supersoft 100% baby alpaca cardigan. The delicate lacy knit features slightly flared sleeves and mother-of-pearl buttons. Hip length.


Available colors: Black, Natural
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$139.00
Women's Irish Aran Turtleneck Sweater
Women's Irish Aran Turtleneck Sweater
(Based on 13 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

For hundreds of years, women in the rural villages of the Aran Islands off the western coast of Ireland have knit natural wool sweaters for their fisherman kin. Although the myth that you can identify island families by the stiches in their sweater—like a Scottish tartan—isn't true, every knitter does have her own special patterns, passed down through generations of mothers and grandmothers. At weekly gatherings, they continually invented intricate new stitches.


Available colors: Black, Natural, Red
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$159.00
Women's Merino Wool Irish Cardigan
Women's Merino Wool Irish Cardigan
(Based on 34 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters
This cozy merino wool sweater is a virtual sampler of Irish Aran knitting patterns. Each pattern symbolizes an aspect of local fishing culture: Celtic rope for Irish pride; fisherman's cable for safety on the waters; basket stitch for a plentiful catch; and diamond, the shape of a fishing net, for success. The warm wool is renowned for its extremely soft hand, providing warmth and comfort without the itch of lower-quality fibers.
Available colors: Black, Oatmeal, Red
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$155.00
Scottish Wool Travel Vest
Scottish Wool Travel Vest
(Based on 25 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Jackets and Vests
For versatile, packable layering, this lamb's-wool vest is an ideal choice. Explore in comfort with wool's natural lightweight warmth plus a wind-resistant lining for twice the protection against the weather. Zip pockets keep hands warm and travel essentials safe at hand. Faux leather trim adds a classic touch.
Available colors: Blue, Brown, Charcoal
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$185.00
Irish Asymmetrical Cardigan
Irish Asymmetrical Cardigan
(Based on 18 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

In a contemporary twist on traditional Irish Aran knitting, our natural ivory cardigan has an asymmetrical wrap style with a single button that creates a cowl-like neck. The textured wool sweaters of the Aran Islands have become a worldwide symbol of Irish culture. The patchwork of different stitches speaks to the ingenuity of generations of knitters.


Available colors: Blue, Natural
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$149.00
$62.99
Tiwanaku Textiles Alpaca Sweater
Tiwanaku Textiles Alpaca Sweater
(Based on 16 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Sweaters

In the Bolivian high plains, amid the snowcapped Andes, the pre-Inca Tiwanaku culture thrived for more than 500 years. So far only a fraction of the civilization's ruins have been excavated, yet it has yielded some of the earliest and more remarkably well-preserved textiles found in the Americas. Their art features highly abstracted figures, that originally expressed real places, animals, or cultural events but over time became icons with symbolic meaning. The high degree of abstraction in the art of Tiwanaku has inspired several art historians to compare their art to modern abstract movements, including Cubism. The intricate, interlocked geometric patterns on this alpaca fiber sweater are adapted from woven Tiwanaku tunics made around 500 A.D.


Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$178.00
$90.99
Ciudad Blanca Cardigan
Ciudad Blanca Cardigan
(Based on 5 reviews)
Category: Shop By/Sale/Clothing/Women's Clothing and Accessories

The Peruvian city of Arequipa is known as La Ciudad Blanca, The White City, due to its colonial-era buildings made from volcanic rock. This UNESCO World Heritage site is also a capital of alpaca wool production. Artisans in Arequipa knit our richly patterned, thigh-length cardigan using a jacquard loom and dozens of warm shades of soft baby alpaca wool. Single button closure at the top. Unlined. 100% baby alpaca.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$149.00
$48.99
Puno Shawl-collar Alpaca Sweater
Puno Shawl-collar Alpaca Sweater
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Shop By/Sale/Clothing/Women's Clothing and Accessories

Artisans knit and embroider this soft alpaca sweater with the baroque architecture of Puno, Peru, as inspiration. Puno’s nickname is the “folkloric capital of Peru” because of its many festivals, complete with indigenous costumes and lively dances. This cardigan fades from light to dark purple and has a hidden zip and round shawl collar.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$219.00
$69.99
Violet Peruvian Alpaca Sweater
Violet Peruvian Alpaca Sweater
(Based on 9 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters
High in the Peruvian Altiplano, people have been using soft, durable alpaca fiber to make warm yet lightweight garments for centuries. Today, international markets are being developed for this indigenous craft, which helps sustain artisans in their communities. Aymara and Quechua artisans in Peru use an alpaca blend to create this vivid garment that drapes like silk. Made entirely by hand, it is embellished with hand-knit scalloping at the cuffs and hem, and hand-painted ceramic buttons. Light, soft, easily packable, and wrinkle resistant. Handmade in Peru.
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$189.00
$28.99
West Lake Cardigan Sweater
West Lake Cardigan Sweater
(Based on 6 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

West Lake, in historic Hangzhou, China, is dotted with temples, pagodas, and footbridges. Qing dynasty poet Huang Zunxian described it as an “expanse of water and clouds where lotus leaves merge with weeping-willow branches.” Our bright cardigan is inspired by the flowers and carved motifs that decorate temples along the lakeshore.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$189.00
$69.99
Hand-knit Bosnian Slipper Socks
Hand-knit Bosnian Slipper Socks
(Based on 8 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Accessories/Socks and Gloves
Women working in craft collectives throughout Bosnia-Herzegovina hand-knit these unique and traditional eastern European wool slipper socks. The jacquard designs and two-needle knitting patterns are passed down from mother to daughter in Bosnian families. The slippers are perfect for both men and women and come with a card signed by the craftswoman who made them. Wool/acrylic blend.
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$39.00
$19.99
Wool WWII Military Sweater
Wool WWII Military Sweater
(Based on 22 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Sweaters
Part of standard-issue military wear during WWII, sweaters like this olive wool pullover were popular among servicemen for comfort, durability, and easy pullover warmth. The shawl-collar style buttons up to cut the cold just as it did onboard aircraft carriers in the '40s. Cotton twill canvas-reinforced elbows add durability. Imported.
Available colors: Navy, Olive
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$139.00