A native of Arkansas, U.S.A., Teresa Krug is a writer and traveler who has lived most recently in Somaliland and Qatar.
The Ñaña knitters’ collective
Even after the doctors had left, the Peruvian alpaca sweaters lay neatly folded in the large suitcase near the entrance. The clothing had been carefully selected, packed and transported to the edge of town the previous day in the hope that a group of foreign doctors who were passing through the area might take an interest. After perusing the collection, however, the foreigners purchased the inexpensive finger puppets in lieu of the pricier sweaters, hats and mittens.