In the early 1980s, members of the British Peace Corps helped establish a women’s craft collective in Kathmandu, Nepal, with 25 members. Today more than 800 women participate at five workshops throughout the Kathmandu Valley. At the workshops, they pick up materials, drop off finished items, and practice new patterns.
This bright sweater is hand-knit using hand-dyed wool from New Zealand, in a pattern that combines florals, stripes, cables, and moss-knit stitches. The V-neck cardigan has a slightly shaped body for a better fit. Features filigree buttons made from nickel.
Hand-knit in Kathmandu, Nepal. 100% wool. Women's sizes S (4-6), M (8-10), L (12-14), XL (16-18).
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