By purchasing yarn from String Theory, you’re lifting up a number of small and female-owned businesses. We help women in Rwanda, who survived the genocide, educate a new generation. We help women in Uruguay find meaningful work without leaving their rural homes. We help a family in New Hampshire maintain a mill, a tradition spanning hundreds of years. We help restore the Patagonia Grasslands by encouraging sustainable farming.Every yarn we stock makes a positive impact.
Embroidered Corte Backpack
Recycled from traditional corte textile (Mayan skirts), no two bags are exactly alike. Colors and patterns may vary slightly.
15" H x 14.5" W x 5" D
Cotton and leather
Zipper closure at top
Adjustable leather straps
Fully lined with internal zipped pocket and two smaller compartments for organizing essentials
This Embroidered Corte Backpack is handmade in a fair trade workshop in Guatemala.
Impact: bringing Fair Trade employment to the Guatemalan Highlands
Altiplano is based in southern Vermont and Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Working with many cooperative groups, small family businesses, and their own fair trade workshop, we are committed to creating innovative products that support indigenous communities and the environment.