2 knitters working on puppets
Puppet Knitting
Artist working on alpaca ornament
Ornament Knitting
Story Sheets & Selling Aids
Story Sheets & Selling Aids
Lizzet gourd artist

In the rural villages around Lake Titicaca, knitting is a major way of life--especially for women and children. So, despite learning this skill later than most other girls, Edith Cruz became a knitting leader through perseverance and hard work. Thanks to these skills, Edith was able to go to college to earn not one, but two degrees. Read more about how fair trade helped empower her!

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Posted in Knitters Fair Trade Fair trade women By Lucuma Designs
knitted finger puppet video

Have you ever wondered what it takes to hand-knit one of our popular, adorable puppets? Watch master knitter Veronica Cruz as she brings the Little Bear Puppet to life in Puno, Peru!

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Posted in Knitters Videos By Lucuma Designs
knitted alpaca ornament video

Have you ever wondered what it takes to hand-knit our adorable alpaca wool ornaments? Watch Elvira, one of our talented knitters from Puno, Peru, create an alpaca ornament!

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Posted in Knitters Videos By Lucuma Designs

Handmade Beauty

10/15/2018 12:37 PM

Handmade gourd carving

Behind every handcrafted gift, there is a story. These gifts offer windows into the lives of the talented artists who have poured their love and time into creating something truly unique. Their crafts offer intrinsic value that goes far beyond what our eyes can see, which is why we love our products so much. And we know you will, too!

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