A cable stitch punctuates the smooth jersey stitch of this classic poncho. Featuring an attached hood, the versatile wrap is lightweight but warm. Alfredo Falcón knits the pieces of a luxurious alpaca wool blend, joining them with crochet.
"This makes us a family entirely devoted to the world of textiles, and we have been for generations."
"I was born in the capital city of Lima, on the 7th of August, 1968. When I was but a small child I learned from my parents the best weaving techniques – like me, they had learned them from their own parents. This makes us a family entirely devoted to the world of textiles, and have been for generations.
"Nowadays I combine weaving by hand with that woven on not very sophisticated machinery, yet I still remain true to Inca and colonial motifs. I would like for the world to receive through my work high quality products, with modern colors and traditional motifs."