~* Nepali Traditional Blanket Shawl *~
These gorgeous shawls are super popular during the cool winter months in Nepal, and it is easy to see why! The cotton blend is super soft with no itchiness even on sensistive skin, and is really warm and windproof too. The shawls come in an endless array of beautiful designs, we’ve chosen some lovely traditional weaves that are timeless and stylish. Big enough to use as a blanket or shawl, but also comfortable to wear bunched around your neck as a super warm and snuggly scarf. We keep one on the sofa to use as a blanket, and I’ve always got one in the car too for when its a bit chillier than I expected on those blustery spring and autumn days!
This shawl features a traditional Nepali diamond star design in gorgeous black, red and blue patterns with complementary and contrasting patterns for a stylish and unique look. This type of shape in fabric patterns is very common in Nepal and is seen in a wide variety of textiles. The blanket shawl is reversible so you don’t need to worry about the wrong side showing, as there are only right sides. The shawl can be worn in a variety of ways to suit your style and outfit. I’ve worn mine as a scarf, a shawl, a blanket and even a headscarf in the desert!
Handmade and Fairly Traded from Nepal with love. Find out what fair trade means to us here
Nepali Traditional Blanket Shawl – Product Details
Acrylic & Cotton Blend – Exact composition % unknown.
Approx 36″ x 80″ /92cm x 200cm (exact measurements may vary due to handmade nature of item) Tassels measure approx 4″ / 10cm and are at both short edges of the shawl.
Handmade and Fairly Traded from Nepal.
Handwashing in cold water is best (but I’ve had mine for 5 years and must admit that I stick it in the washing machine!) Always wash dark colours separately and be aware that the colour may run
You may see similar items to these being marketed as “Yak Wool” blankets or shawls. Please be aware that this is a nickname for the product, rather than a description. They are NOT made of yak wool, as it is extremely expensive, very rough and not at all pleasant to wear! We are honest with our customers because we believe that you deserve to know the truth about what you are buying.
Please note that the exact colour and pattern of the blanket shawl may differ slightly from that pictured, this is due to all items being handmade from handwoven fabrics. This is not a fault and is part of the unique charm of the product.