blue yellow-green striped scarf made of hand-spun cotton


Blue cotton scarf with yellow-green stripe lengthwise
With paint from nature
Your charity
Superior quality
Does not itch
Can be worn all year round
Weight: approx. 250 grams

Availability: 1 in stock

This blue yellow-green striped scarf is made of cotton that was spun and woven by hand.
The blue dye used to weave the yarn comes from the indigo plant.
The yellow-green colour occurs from a mixture of this blue dye with yellow dye from the mango tree.

The relatively thick yarn was woven by hand over two days on a wooden loom.
Ancient, traditional weaving techniques were used in the process.

Also read: Nine benefits of a cotton scarf

The stripes of this beautiful scarf run the length.

At first, the cotton feels a bit stiffer than wool.
The more often you wash the fabric, the softer this blue-yellow-green striped scarf feels.
It is a scarf you will enjoy for years.

Weefgetouw in de schaduw voor een huis

The cotton was woven on a wooden loom.
The dye was applied to the scarf using age-old techniques.
That nature does not have to suffer in making this beautiful fabric is a big advantage.

The weaver who made the scarf can earn extra income during the months when there is no yield from the land thanks to the sale of her fabrics.
You are paying her a fair price for her work with this purchase.

You can also wear this hand-spun blue scarf in spring, summer and autumn.

This blue yellow-green striped scarf is slightly more tightly woven

blauwe indigo verf scheppen

The scarf is tightly woven and protects well against the cold.
Yet the cotton falls smoothly around your neck.
The yarn has different thicknesses.
This is because it was spun by hand.
Combining natural colours with the main colour

No chemicals pollute the rivers at our weavers.
That’s because the yarns used in this scarf were dyed with dyes from nature.
The plants and flowers that colour the shawl grow near the weaver’s village.
She used traditional methods to colour the yarn.

Look close and you can see how the uneven threads intertwine beautifully.
Because the yarn was hand-spun, the thread is not the same thickness everywhere, which gives the scarf extra structure.

The pure cotton feels a little stiff at first.
This is because, for an even weave, the yarn was first dipped in rice water.
You will appreciate this handmade accessory more and more.
Especially when you know how the blue yellow-green striped scarf is made.

As sustainable as can be

The fabric of this cotton scarf was woven by hand, thread by thread.
It is made in the age-old Thai tradition where respect for nature and beauty are paramount.
The cotton is hand-spun.
The dyes of the scarf, grow in nature near the weaver.
This is the result of days of work with care for detail and beauty.

Also read: A cotton scarf, but sustainable

About the hand-spun blue cotton scarf

This scarf protects you from the cold all year round.
The longer you wear it, the more attached you become to it.
With its structure and story, you are guaranteed to enjoy this sustainable gift from nature for years to come.

From cotton to scarf

katoenvelden bij Sakon Nakhon
The cotton of this scarf was hand-picked in the countryside in Loei (province in northeast Thailand).

het spinnen van het garen
After picking the cotton, a spinner turned it into long threads.
No machine can fake this.

garen droogt na het verven
The yarn is dyed in dyes straight from nature.
Also read: Making your own indigo dye

achter het weefgetouw

Then our weavers turned it into this beautiful scarf.

Gift tip

Now that you know how much time and care were put into this scarf, it might be hard to part with it.
Yet it is a great way to put someone in the limelight with it.
The story of this scarf shows how much care you put into picking out your gift.

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