"When I was a little girl I loved playing at having a trade and I enjoyed making things with my hands. Now as a grownup I get to do it for real!"
"I was born in the beautiful department of Cerro de Pasco, but when I was 5 years old I went to live in Lima with my godmother while my parents continued working as farmers in my hometown. I studied up to second year in middle school and then my love for textiles took over as I took courses in tailoring, knitting, crochet, toy-making and appliqué.
"I began working in a project with mothers who also wanted to learn about making toys, knitting and crochet. I worked in a variety of things, from bringing over things from Chile to sell in Peru to opening my own store to sell sweaters, but that didn't work. In 2002 I started knitting informally, but thanks to the advice of my husband and children who specialize in textiles, I've been able to establish my own venture. I am constantly taking courses to hone my skills and develop further.
"Life is full of surprises, good and bad. I remember that once, back when I used to travel the countryside to sell different merchandise, a taxi driver took off with everything after I had finished loading the car and before I had the chance to get in. I took another cab trying to catch up, but we never made it. However, one of my clients saw everything and identified the taxi.
"I thought I had lost everything, when this client called me and asked me to meet him at his house and as I walked in, I was amazed to see all of my merchandise there! I was so grateful to God and to this client!
"When I was a little girl I loved playing at having a trade and I enjoyed making things with my hands. Now as a grownup I get to do it for real!
"My art comes from a combination of skill and creativity. I combine flat knitting with hand-embroidered details. It is very inspiring and motivating to create items that are different to what everybody else is doing. I've exhibited my creations in different fashion shows and fairs throughout Peru.
"The biggest goal I had set for myself was to be recognized, and I'm achieving it. I am so excited about joining Novica and having a chance to meet you all, the customers. I hope you like my designs and appreciate the fact each one is made with a lot of dedication, effort, and love for this art. Thank you for trusting in me!"
Braids add texture to a smooth jersey knit, marching in pairs across this versatile wrap. Alfredo Falcón creates a poncho for all seasons. Working in a luxurious alpaca blend, he borders the warm cloak with lavish fringe.
Marianella Asto designs an elegant poncho featuring a radiant flower set to blossom over the wearer's heart. Asto knits the poncho of genuine alpaca wool, with it's soft warmth brightly enhanced by the poncho's cherry red hue.
Lacy borders crocheted by hand accentuate the flirty sweep of this crimson poncho from Alfredo Falcon. The poncho is knitted of a soft alpaca blend with one side longer than the other. Trimmed with crocheted flowers, the neckline cascades to the front....read more
Jorge Molina designs an original and versatile ruby red poncho with wide horizontal pleats. When worn with the v-neck aperture on the back, the piece softly drapes off the shoulders, just like a shawl. Knitted with a fine stitch, Molina selects baby....read more
COLLECTIONS FEATURING Red Poncho Collection
Red Poncho Collection
Novica's gallery of red ponchos is handcrafted by talented artisans around the world. Our collection of red ponchos features alpaca and cotton ponchos.
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