Daily Itinerary | November 2020 festival

Day 3: Peru

Welcome to day three of the November 2020 Online International Fiber Festival! We’re heading to the Southern Hemisphere today as we visit Peru! Please watch the welcome video to learn about what we’ll be doing today and get a look at some of the products available from our Peruvian vendors in the marketplace. 

Welcome Video

Join the discussion in the Online International Fiber Festival group on Ravelry or Facebook. And be sure to follow the festival on Instagram.

Peruvian Vendors

All of these vendors can be found in the marketplace. (Click the link then scroll down to the marketplace section!)

Handmade, timeless bags, clothing, and accessories, made by seven artisans in Huaycan, Peru.
Wool, baby alpaca, and organic cotton dyed with natural, local resources.
Natural yarn, botanically dyed in small batches by women artisans in Cusco, Peru.

Recommended Classes

Choose one (or more!) of the following classes for your morning learning. You will need a subscription to Craftsy to take the classes.

Crochet: Basics and Beyond with Kim Werker (Beginner)

Intro to Embroidery with Kristen Gula (Beginner)

Knit Faster with Peruvian Knitting with Andrea Wong (Intermediate)

Explore the Region

Spend your afternoon on a virtual tour of today’s region. There are lots of videos today, but many of them are brief. Watch what you like!

Meet the artisans of Huaywasi and learn more about what the company is doing to encourage small businesses in Peru.
Follow the process of animal to woven scarf in 7 days.
A very real-life documentary addressing some of the issues Peruvian farmers face.
A lecture about Hiram Bingham’s first look at Machu Picchu and bringing awareness of the site to the wider world.
People aren’t nearly as familiar with Chan Chan as they are with Machu Picchu, but visiting the sites in the area is an incredible experience.
Learn more about the Nazca Lines!
A visit to the sights, sounds, and animals of the Amazon.


Click the menu items for the recipes. The shopping lists are available to be downloaded by day and by the entire event. Print off your preference and head to the market!

Lomo Saltado
Arroz Zambito

Note: Your dessert for tomorrow night needs to be started tonight. Find the recipe here: Japanese Strawberry Shortcake.

Evening Entertainment

There is another night of music ahead of us! Tonight, we will enjoy two 20-minute concerts from Novalima, a band that blends Afro-Peruvian, electronica, and more modern genres to create its signature sound. Enjoy!

We hope you enjoyed your day in Peru! 
Join us tomorrow as we visit Japan!

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