Episode 2: Peruvian Textiles and Angora Rabbits

Photo courtesy of Threads of Peru.

Photo courtesy of Threads of Peru.

In this episode, Aja and Meadow catch up about their recent textile adventures and projects.  We share some delightful yarns, report on interesting aspects about traditional Quechua weaving in Peru, and interview a former angora rabbit owner on the pros and cons of owning a bunny for a small scale fiber operation.  

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Show Notes:
Vikings and Balts: The Norse Saga at National Historic Museum of The Republic of Belarus
Knitted Lace of Estonia
Eat.Sleep.Knit
Malabrigo - Lace
Kfb/K1fb
Madelinetosh - Tosh Vintage, Graphite
The Fibre Company - Acadia DK
Threads of Peru
Inca Traditions Pay Off for Weavers
French Angora Rabbit
Fiber CSA
Chris Ryan Weist Music
 


Sources:
Turkey Red Journal
Threads of Peru
Further Information:
Woven Stories: Andean Textiles and Rituals by Andrea Heckman
Weaving int the Peruvian Highlands: Dreaming Patterns, Weaving Memories by Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez