These colorful mittens match our best selling Altiplano Alpaca Hats which are a customer favorite year after year. Handknit by women artisans in the Highlands of the Andes Mountains from alpaca wool fiber, they are soft and warm and come in a fun array of striped colors!
An exceptional group of indigenous women in the highlands of Peru and Bolivia handknit unique wool accessories year round to provide income for their families. These women earn a fair price for what they produce, earning 3 times the regional average in wages. Without the pressure of deadlines, they have flexible working schedules so they are able to put their families first. Raising their children and being able to support themselves is of utmost importance to these artisans.
Alpaca and acrylic blend
At Global Gifts, we work with vendors and artisans who are fair trade verified to bring you items that are ethically and sustainably made. Fair trade gifts are handmade by artisans around the world and they all have special stories. You might notice slight variations in this product from the product photo.