Showing me how it’s done, these guys are fast! See all the little bobbins of color? For their own personal hats they prefer acrylic yarns, when they knit for the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco, a wonderful non-profit organization, they use beautiful naturally dyed alpaca. Note how high their chullos sit on their heads.
We were going to visit their village, but the road was washed out in the mudslides in January. Poor Peru, there were more deadly mudslides this week, in a different region.