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Secrets of Spinning, Weaving, and Knitting in the Peruvian Highlands By Nilda Callanaupa Alvarez,

  • Title: Secrets of Spinning, Weaving, and Knitting in the Peruvian Highlands
  • Author: Nilda Callanaupa Alvarez
  • ISBN: 9780998452357
  • Page: 142
  • Format: Paperback
  • Nilda Calla aupa 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 techniquesNilda Calla aupa 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.
    Secrets of Spinning Weaving and Knitting in the Peruvian Highlands Nilda Calla aupa 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 hig

    One thought on “Secrets of Spinning, Weaving, and Knitting in the Peruvian Highlands”

    1. I received this book from in exchange for an honest review.This book is National Geographic Textile Edition than practical but that is no fault at all It just surprised me the first time through The focus instead is the skills and traditions of the Peruvian Highlands region Within, its divided into 3 sections The author gives an excited history and use of each craft we call them crafts but they are or were a necessary part of this area with little asides and vocabulary This whole volume is prof [...]

    2. This is a great overview of the traditional fiber culture in Peru near Cuzco, and I found it very interesting for that Be aware that it is not really an instructional book, despite how the title may sound You ll pick up a few cool tricks, like the scalloped cast on for a chullo or weaving a tubular border onto an existing piece, but it will only be small tips and tricks, nothing comprehensive.

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