Alpaca Wool 'Ocean Blue' Men's Sweater (Peru)

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  • Handsome blue sweater inspired by the Pacific Ocean on Peruvian coasts
  • Men's clothing knitted by Nestor Yana with warm alpaca wool blend, featuring buttons carved from coconut shell
  • Men's sweater made with soft natural fibers
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    ITEM#: 11756559

    This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.

    Product Features:
    • Handsome sweater design inspired by the blue depths of the Pacific Ocean on Peruvian coasts
    • Men's clothing is knitted by Nestor Yana with a warm alpaca wool blend, featuring buttons carved from coconut shell
    • Men's sweater made with soft natural fibers
    • The wool thread is marled, which the yarn features threads of different colors that complement the ocean blue hue
    • Dry clean only
    • Click here to view our men's sizing guide
    Story Behind the Art:

    Nestor Yana hails from the Puno region of the Peruvian highlands, renowned for quality alpaca and sheep wool. He has been dedicated to the textile arts for more than 25 years--it has been a family trade for generations. Yana learned the different weaving and knitting techniques from his parents. When he first began to weave, he worked on rustic looms that he and family members built. Eventually they acquired modern machinery, which in turn allowed them to develop newer designs. Alpaca wool is considered a luxury fiber, being as soft as cashmere, with the luster of silk, and as durable as wool, with extraordinarily light, warm fleece. It is reported that alpaca wool is five times warmer than sheep's wool! Alpaca fiber is naturally water-resistant and wrinkles less than wool.

    What is Worldstock?

    The handcrafted nature of this product will produce minor differences in design and sizing. Subtle variations will occur from piece to piece, adding to its unique qualities. Measurements may vary slightly.

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    Color Blue
    Material Alpaca Wool
    Type Casual
    Worldstock Country Peru
    Occasion Casual
    Closure 3- Button
    Dimensions 26.0 in Length x 38.2 in Bust/chest x 32.5 in Sleeve
    Materials 50% alpaca wool, 50% acrylic
    Model Number 156098

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    • Alpaca wool sweater

      The sweater was very itchy. I shirt must be worn underneath. I was disappointed.

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    • Decent, but not as it looks in picture

      I would somewhat recommend this, but with the forewarning that 1) it doesn't look as nice as it appears in the photo (torso is somewhat short and arms are pretty long), 2) it is not as plush as it seems (thin layer of wool), and 3) is fairly warm and scratchy compared to most wool sweaters I have. Am not hugely disappointed in the purchase; but, had this been the sweater I had expected, I would have gotten several of them, and in various colors (but, the one I bought will be enough).

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    • nice

      A great sweater and value - warm, feels great, looks good

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    • Lovely Color

      The sweater is a lovely color and the quality is evident, however, it is very itchy and my husband will probably not wear it again.

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