Iluh Checker Plant Dyed Crochet Bag
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A checkered crochet everyday bag that does all the heavy lifting for your look, makes a statement, and with colors that keep you smiling, no doubt. This one-of-a-kind piece was crocheted by Iluh, 20-year old Balinese, with a love story below.
We know your friends will be asking so get ready to tell the handcrafting story below.
100% recycled cotton yarns plant dyed by hand:
Blues from extracts of strobilanthes cusia leaves. Blacks from ketapang leaves. Yellows from mango leaves. Browns from coconut husk. Reds from sappan wood and mango leaves. Greens from strobilanthes cusia and mango leaves. Purple from strobilanthes cusia leaves and sappan wood.
A Love Story of Giving
In March 2021, we met our young crochet artisan, Iluh, 20 years old, who's so proud that she'd been crocheting with her mom since she was 7 years old. She's beyond excited for her creations to go global for the first time. What's inspiring about Iluh's passion is her simple 'why' - crocheting makes her happy, period.
- Size: One size and will stretch over time. Width: 10.5 in * 26 cm. Length: 10.5 in * 26 cm. Handle: 20 in * 50 cm
- Care for long-lasting plant-dye: Cold hand wash or machine wash. Use eco-friendly or gentle detergent. Air dry in the shade or tumble dry low. Dry clean not recommended as natural dyes react to heavy synthetic chemicals. Plant dyed colors will fade if left in the sun for a long time and washed in hot water. Mend when torn.
You become a donor
Every purchase supports a cause as we share 50% of our net proceeds to the community. Together we help underprivileged children get the privilege of green education at the woman-founded preschool we support in Bali. Learn more about our school mission in the blog.
Aligning with UN SDG Goals
We take pride in contributing to at least six of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Goal 4: Quality Education; Goal 5: Gender Equality; Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth; Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production; Goal 14: Life Below Water; and Goal 15: Life on Land.