A Thread of Hope Autumn - Lightweight Bamboo Handwoven Scarf, Open Weave, 8" x 67" <div id=\"m_-4927164703950802390yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1543600323965_441079\"><span id=\"m_-4927164703950802390yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1543600323965_441080\">Soft like butter! Our customers have been gobbling these up!<br id=\"m_-4927164703950802390yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1543600323965_441081\" /></span></div><div> </div><div id=\"m_-4927164703950802390yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1543600323965_441082\" dir=\"ltr\"><span id=\"m_-4927164703950802390yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1543600323965_441083\">Skeins of bamboo thread made from organically-grown* bamboo fiber in China are hand-dyed in four to six colors, in small batches. All these colors show up in the fringes and in a unique jaspe pattern throughout the scarf. (Each scarf is unique!) The thread for each scarf is then warped on a warping board. Warps are transported to the villages where the weavers live and distributed. The woman puts the warp on a backstrap loom, attaches one end of he loom to a tree or house, and the other to a strap going around her waist. She hand weaves the scarf, stopping from time to time to cook or care for her children. When the weaving is completed, the fringes are hand-knotted, the scarf is hand-washed, and fabric softener added during the rinse. The weaving is then dried in the sun. The fringes are then finished, full quality control is done, and the scarf is packed to send to A Thread of Hope!</span></div><div id=\"m_-4927164703950802390yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1543600323965_441084\"> </div><div id=\"m_-4927164703950802390yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1543600323965_441087\">* Bamboo thread is not manufactured in Guatemala. For that matter, virtually no thread is manufactured in Guatemala. The vast majority of cotton thread also comes from far away -- India. (The most arable land in Guatemala is used for export crops such as pineapples, bananas, and African palm oil for biofuels. Severe maldistribution of arable land in Guatemala is a significant problem, with one impact being the 4th highest rate of child malnutrition in the world.)</div><div id=\"m_-4927164703950802390yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1543600323965_441088\"> </div><div id=\"m_-4927164703950802390yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1543600323965_441089\"><strong><span id=\"m_-4927164703950802390yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1543600323965_441090\">Product Care</span></strong><br id=\"m_-4927164703950802390yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1543600323965_441091\" />Hand wash in cold water with mild soap such as hair or baby shampoo, and rinse with fabric softener. Hang to dry. Iron as needed, using rayon setting. If your scarf is open-weave, be careful not to get the tip of the iron caught in the weaving.</div><div> </div> 0 stars, based on 0 reviews 0 5
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Autumn - Lightweight Bamboo Handwoven Scarf, Open Weave, 8" x 67"

$45.00
Autumn - Lightweight Bamboo Handwoven Scarf, Open Weave, 8" x 67"

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Autumn - Lightweight Bamboo Handwoven Scarf, Open Weave, 8" x 67"

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Soft like butter! Our customers have been gobbling these up!
 
Skeins of bamboo thread made from organically-grown* bamboo fiber in China are hand-dyed in four to six colors, in small batches. All these colors show up in the fringes and in a unique jaspe pattern throughout the scarf. (Each scarf is unique!) The thread for each scarf is then warped on a warping board. Warps are transported to the villages where the weavers live and distributed. The woman puts the warp on a backstrap loom, attaches one end of he loom to a tree or house, and the other to a strap going around her waist. She hand weaves the scarf, stopping from time to time to cook or care for her children. When the weaving is completed, the fringes are hand-knotted, the scarf is hand-washed, and fabric softener added during the rinse. The weaving is then dried in the sun. The fringes are then finished, full quality control is done, and the scarf is packed to send to A Thread of Hope!
 
* Bamboo thread is not manufactured in Guatemala. For that matter, virtually no thread is manufactured in Guatemala. The vast majority of cotton thread also comes from far away — India. (The most arable land in Guatemala is used for export crops such as pineapples, bananas, and African palm oil for biofuels. Severe maldistribution of arable land in Guatemala is a significant problem, with one impact being the 4th highest rate of child malnutrition in the world.)
 
Product Care
Hand wash in cold water with mild soap such as hair or baby shampoo, and rinse with fabric softener. Hang to dry. Iron as needed, using rayon setting. If your scarf is open-weave, be careful not to get the tip of the iron caught in the weaving.
 
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