To knit and to embroider is to have the ability to observe.
The artisans use different techniques such as cross stitch, hilvan or weaving to capture their culture’s worldview.
Their worldview is an element that ceases to be abstract once it gets captured on a figure or pattern. The artistic expressions of each community allow us to understand the social structure behind it and to acknowledge that behind the artisans’ work is the creative capacity of an entire community.
Unfortunately, these ancestral techniques have been replicated with machines, removing the human element, in such a way that their production is greater in a shorter time. Naturally, this has repercussions for the original producers, creators of these crafts, because it is impossible to compete with the prices generated by cheap production.