Master knitters dressed in festival costume wear their naturally dyed, alpaca chullos perched on their heads. The earflaps, some with buttons and beaded cords attached, act as a kind of counterbalance to keep them on.
Knitting keeps you young! "'This elderly women sits and knits on her birthday - That means she was born in the year Napoleon was defeated and sent to St. It also means she was alive when Queen Victoria ascended the throne, and when she died.