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Ratnu woolen blanket

kr2,20

White/grey 

Blanket made from 100% pure Norwegian wool. This ensures a soft, airy and comfortable blanket which is tough enough to stay gorgeous and usable for many years. Ratnu means woolen blanket, and its design takes as a starting point the concept of ‘past-future’, inspired by a 1400-year-old tradition of patterned woven blanket-making known as ‘greneveving’. The ancient reindeer-herders used to throw these patterned blankets, made by coast-dwelling Samis, over their yurt frames as shelter, or slept under them for warmth. 

‘I am interested in history,’ says Ellinor. ‘The partnership between the coast and the plain. How I can pass on this history. The coast-dwelling Samis wove these blankets because they had wool available, and the reindeer-herders traded blankets for reindeer meat. It was a mutually dependent relationship’.  

Size: 135x200cm
Colours: Grey on one side, white on the other, red border on botih sides.  

Weight: 1.6 kg 

Material: Norwegian lambswool 

Washing instructions: Wool wash 30˙, otherwise good airing and light shaking with dry snow is usually enough to keep the blanket clean.   

Blanket delivered in specially designed felt bag.