"My mother was an art teacher who enjoyed knitting and crochet work, and my grandmother was an experienced weaver. You could say my passion for the textile arts runs in the family!"
"My mother was an art teacher who enjoyed knitting and crochet work, and my grandmother was an experienced weaver. You could say my passion for the textile arts runs in the family!
"When I was 12 years old I won a scholarship to study at a school run by nuns. They taught us many things, including different crochet techniques.
"One of the reasons I enjoy this art form is that it relaxes me. My designs mirror the convergence of different cultures and traditions, since my mother is from Trujillo and my father from Huancavelica.
"I've been crocheting sweaters, shawls, and ponchos for most of my adult life. I love combining patterns and coming up with new designs.
"My life's journey has taken me down the path of education, and now I also teach. I love creating innovative models and new trends!
"I'm so excited about joining Novica, because they are giving me the opportunity to share my art and culture with you, and that in itself is further motivation for my work!" concludes Marianella with a smile.
A cable stitch punctuates the smooth jersey stitch of this classic poncho. Featuring an attached hood, the versatile poncho is lightweight but warm. Alfredo Falcón knits the pieces of a luxurious alpaca blend, joining them with crochet.
Designer Marianella Asto combines the style and functionality of a poncho and a cape, creating an original accessory. It is crocheted by hand with silvery gray threads of genuine alpaca wool, prized since the times of the Inca. The poncho slips over....read more
By Vari Garcia, this beautiful poncho goes from casual to dressy with ease. The Peruvian designer works in a blend of baby alpaca wool, the highly prized fleece from the season's first shearing. Black motifs suggest mountains on a dark grey background....read more
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