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castona Posted - 07/09/2010 : 2:38:32 PM
Hi Guys!

I am traveling to Peru and Ecuador starting August 8th.

Does anyone know anything about the yarn markets in Cusco and Quito? I would love to buy some beautiful kettle dyed yarn wherever they sell them. ALso has anyone had contact with the Yarn Cooperatives that exist there? I would love to see what they do. I read about one coop in Ankash which sells yarn through Mayu - it is apparently in the remote high sierras of Peru not far from where the movie "into the Void" took place. Dont think I will be trekking there -But if anyone knows of any other coops I would love to see them.

Thanks guys

Mary
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castona Posted - 07/28/2010 : 11:29:57 PM
Thank you soo much. You are very kind to go to the trouble. I will look for that market

joycet Posted - 07/27/2010 : 07:31:30 AM

To get back on this topic, the market in Cusco where my husband purchased yarn was Factoria La Vicunita. He said it was a large market with tons of yarn and hand knit products. They specialize in alpaca.
joycet Posted - 07/12/2010 : 11:40:50 AM
I just saw your post that you're traveling to Peru. My husband went on a hike / climb two summers ago and brought back some beautiful coned baby alpaca yarn for me. He also purchased some gorgeous handmade sweaters. I will ask him about the yarns and markets.

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