Hand-knits

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Our talented knitters create nothing less than true art with every garment. Hand knitting is part of the rich Bolivian textile tradition and at Altiknits we are proud to help preserve our country’s native culture.

Our knitters’ skills have been passed down from their mothers and grandmothers, and they apply their abilities to create the most innovative stitches and novel designs. Knitting also provides women the opportunity to earn an income while still being full-time caregivers in the home, commuting on the bus to their native villages, or simply waiting for dinner to be ready. The knitting time of one single garment can take between 5 days to two weeks, depending on the complexity of the design. To the delight of our clients, these women can turn a designer’s wildest dream into wearable art!