Please welcome our new baby: Tigress!
Our very first handwoven jacquard in 50% banana and 50% cotton blend.
Approximately 490gsm (but don’t be mislead by numbers – banana is very lightweight and airy, despite high gsm it feels medium thin in hand).
Jacquards are usually made by machines, but rarely on handlooms, which makes this even more special and unique. This has been a huge and exciting project for us, we’ve been working on this on/off the last two years, finally got the equipment and Reeta has woven those beauties, which we are so proud to finally present to you!
This wrap is very strong and supportive, yet soft at the same time. It is moldable, fluffy and super cushy, it has wonderful diagonal stretch. It feels a little soapy, not scratchy like some bananas.
It will be a perfect wrap both for smaller babies and for heavy toddlers – you can use it throughout your babywearing journey!
We care for our Planet, so we search for most eco-friendly and sustainable solutions. Since the world is wasting about a billion tons of banana stems each year, we want to use some of it to upcycle them into this amazing yarn. So, not only is this blend favorable to our environment, but it also has exceptional qualities.
It has an amazing, wild and uneven, sometimes striped structure, with lots of nubs, irregularities and curls. This brings life to fabric and creates a raw and fabulous look, very different from all other fibers.
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A Löft product is made by humans, not machines. No hands are perfect and no threads are endless, so there might be visible thread shifts, small knots and other irregularities. This is the beauty of a handwoven product. Every piece is unique.
To limit the use of plastic and unnecessary packing, your ring sling/wrap will come in an handwoven organic drawstring bag. When you wear your baby on the front, you can carry diapers and food in the drawstring on the back.
When your carrying days are over, we recommend that you pass on the ring sling/wrap to other parents or make it into your favorite scarf, embracing all the memories of you carrying your baby.
Beautiful pictures by amazing Aline Runarsson