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Peru Art Tour: Learn to Spin in Cusco

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  • Experience the Cusco weaving tradition and learn how to weave on a traditional backstrap loom while supporting Andean weavers and fair trade practices..Knit a bag for your cellphone or spare change after learning the basics of knitting in the round..Braid yourself a stylish honda, a traditional Andean sling made of llama wool.
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Discover how weavers use a simple drop spindle to produce the numerous threads they need to create their beautiful textiles and how they keep the spindle spinning. Practice making your own alpaca thread with a pushka, the Quechua word for drop spindle. Master the deceptively simple art of spinning with the help of spinning instructors from Chinchero who will provide you with one-on-one guidance.Lesson is 6 hours long with a 2-hour break in between: 9 AM-12 PM and 2 PM-5 PM (lunch not included in tour price).
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