I have a hard time resisting anything that is hand loomed and indigo dyed. I can never seem to get enough KHADI when I am in India. My obsession of hand loomed textiles brought my sister & I to small country khadi cooperatives in the middle of no where. And when I couldn’t find the slubby old cottons of yesteryear ( hand spun on the chakra wheel) I would venture into peoples home. My sister was tolerant, not because of the khadi but because we meet such great people.
I like the hand spun and hand loomed khadi. It is harder to find these days. Many people use electric spinning wheels to spin the cotton. The hand spun was used as a meditation & a resistance against English colonial rule. Hand Spun cotton is less controlled and it has a wonderful humanness about it. These blanket are patiently hand spun and loomed in India today. The revival of real khadi is back!