Handwoven Alpaca Throw in Pale Lilac and Rusty Orange

Catarina Riccabona
Handwoven Alpaca Throw by London-based weaver Catarina Riccabona is crafted on a traditional loom from recycled wool, cotton and undyed UK-sourced alpaca. This throw features an earthy palette, which is enlivened by lilac strips. Catarina's designs often form spontaneously while she is weaving and each of her throws are highly individual, characterised by slight irregularities that are typical of handmade pieces.
Material: Alpaca, recycled cotton and recycled wool
cm: Depth 112cm, Height 189cm
inches: Depth 44.1in, Height 74.4in
Care Instructions: Avoid washing, but gently shake to air it


This throw is handwoven on an undyed cream alpaca warp, with blocks of colour added through recycled cotton and wool that are used as the weft. Catarina is known for using only sustainable yarns in her work – whether that be undyed warps or recycled yarns.
The Maker Catarina Riccabona Textile Artist - London

Catarina Riccabona is a loom weaver, working with natural materials such as linen, hemp and alpaca producing intricately woven throws, cushions and textile art. Since graduating from Textiles at Central Saint Martins, Catarina has gone on to develop her interest in sustainability, heavily influencing her creative approach. Drawing inspiration from tribal textiles, vintage grain bags and linen towels, each of Catarina Riccabona’s pieces are hand woven on a traditional loom from her studio in South East London.