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  • n. A type of hat from Peru or Bolivia, usually made from wool or a similar fabric.


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From Quechua ch'ullu.


  • The chullo is the most ubiquitous knitted garment, but Andean knitters also make arm bands, leggings, ruffled caps for young girls, and whimsical bags in the shape of people and animals.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • I would use it again--and will, the leftovers are being commissioned into a chullo for Emma.

    First FO of 2010! - And She Knits Too!

  • Scotland ampersand angora animals architecture artichokes chullo classes cochineal damask dye fonts gansey habu inscriptions jacquard mantegna medieval motifs oxo painting purl quatrefoil recycling red roman shoddy suzani typography

    A to Z: S is for Suzani

  • What an excellent post and the chullo is beautiful!

    A to Z: P is for Peru

  • With so many distinctive design traditions to choose from, I found it difficult to stick to just one, so I tried to make this chullo a composite of several.

    A to Z: P is for Peru

  • I started with the concepts of the earflapped chullo and lettering and expanded from there.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • I'm deep into Q, now that I have your great suggestions, and am still trying to complete the charts including TWO alphabets for the chullo; the pattern itself is done.

    A to Z: P is for Peru

  • Surface decoration is also important, so that shells, beads and buttons are often sewn onto the earflaps, which is the part of the chullo that is most visible men usually wear felt hats on top of their chullos.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • But here are her legs, trying to make a decision about which yarns to pick for a teenage boy chullo.

    Hither and Yarn


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