Hand Woven Alpaca Throw (Greens)
Hand Woven Alpaca Throw (Greens)
Hand Woven Alpaca Throw (Greens)

Hand Woven Alpaca Throw (Greens)


This hand woven throw is part of a new collection by textile weaver Catarina Riccabona. 

 

Catarina Riccabona is a hand weaver, working with natural materials such as linen, hemp and alpaca, producing intricately woven throws and textile art. Each of Catarina’s pieces are hand woven on a traditional loom from her studio in South East London.

Material:
Warp: Undyed alpaca.
Weft: Recycled linen, plant-dyed & undyed wool, second-hand cotton.
Dimensions:
cm: Width 106cm Length 202cm
inches: Width 42in, Height 79.5in
Regular price$1,293.00
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PROCESS

Each of Catarina’s pieces are highly individual, characterised by the slight irregularities typical of handmade objects. Her approach is intuitive, with the design often forming spontaneously while sitting at the loom. Hand-weaving offers flexibility and allows the use of ‘complicated’ materials such as knotted cut-off yarns. Catarina makes full use of these freedoms throughout the process, producing work of such quality and texture that can only be achieved by handweaving. For her, this is one of the most fascinating and rewarding motivations for making.