Kara Weaves of Kerela

About Kara Weaves Kara Weaves is a social enterprise creating fair-trade certified handwoven textiles. They partner with local weaving co-operatives in Kerala (India) to design contemporary home textiles. Each product is made from a very ancient local fabric called the “thorthu” that is hand-made at traditional wooden looms. Started in the summer of 2008, Kara Weaves […]

About Kara Weaves

Kara Weaves is a social enterprise creating fair-trade certified handwoven textiles. They partner with local weaving co-operatives in Kerala (India) to design contemporary home textiles.

Each product is made from a very ancient local fabric called the “thorthu” that is hand-made at traditional wooden looms. Started in the summer of 2008, Kara Weaves stands for everything that’s there to love about handmade products and the people who make them.

This first-of-its-kind attempt in Kerala hopes to bridge the gap between this traditional weaving art form and a contemporary lifestyle.

Check out the process of making 100% handled cotton HERE


Oobuntoo Loves

Kara Weaves uses 100% handwoven cotton for all their products and that quality really shines through. Their offerings are simple and timeless as well as being super-functional.

Comfortable, stylish and easy to use, these products will last forever and get softer with each wash.

Oobuntoo’s Top Picks from Kara Weaves

These rainbow-hued Candy Stripe Towels are a fun and zingy addition to any bathroom. Very practical for travelling too – especially when it’s carry on baggage only.

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The Infiniti Multi-use Textile can be used as a beach towel, picnic mat, wraparound, sarong, table cloth, summer scarf, table cover, the list is endless. The color palette ensures a timeless and beautiful look however you use it! Shop this multi-use scarf now.

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Each piece of the Taara Textile is hand block-printed on a pale buttercup colored handwoven cotton fabric.

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