If you want an unusually cozy scarf or sweater made of natural fiber, merino wool or alpaca are the usual choices. But what about the guanaco, the alpaca’s little-known cousin, which grows even finer fleece? For Adriana Marina, the guanaco’s time has come to be South America’s finest source for sustainable textiles.
"Argentina’s Textile Crusader" written and narrated by Alden Wicker, originally appeared in Craftsmanship Quarterly, a multimedia online magazine about artisans, innovators, and the architecture of excellence. You'll find many more stories, videos, audio recordings, and other resources on our site — all free of charge and free of advertising.
Written by ALDEN WICKER
Introduction by CHRIS EGUSA
Narrated by ALDEN WICKER
Produced by CHRIS EGUSA
Music by MIKE SNOWDEN / BLUE DOT SESSIONS
Alden Wicker is an award-winning journalist and sustainable fashion expert.