Handwoven Alpaca Throw Pinks and Vivid Red

Catarina Riccabona
£1,200
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 red and pink throw takes its inspiration from tribal textiles. 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
Dimensions: Height: 189, Length: 110cm
Care Instructions: Avoid washing, but gently shake to air it
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Process

This throw is handwoven on an undyed cream white 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 - South East England

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.