This warm blanket is made from repurposed yak khullu and silk felted scarves from Norlha Atelier. Featuring an asymmetrical striped pattern and blanket stitching in natural white khullu along its four sides, it can be used as a throw or as extra bedding through the winter.
This piece is part of a limited-edition collection of scarves and blankets created to celebrate Norlha’s 14th anniversary. Reflecting our commitment to mindful manufacturing, the pieces in this collection are made using recycled wool, yarn and fabric from our atelier.
Size: 165 x 165 cm
Weight: Light, 340 g
Finishing: Blanket stitched on all edges
- Composition: 50% Yak Khullu, 50% Silk
- Base colour: Natural Grey Base- Care: Dry clean only.
- Provenance: Handwoven at Norlha Atelier on the Tibetan Plateau using yak khullu sourced from local nomad cooperatives and responsibly sourced silk from Zhejiang.
- Base colour: Yaks typically have a dark brown coat, but they can also be found in grey and, very rarely, in golden brown and white. Our artisans work with all four yak wool shades, which are either left in their natural state, combined to create different tones, or dyed.
- Yak khullu: This blanket was made using the khullu of 6 yak. Khullu is the ultra-fine, downy undercoat that keeps yak insulated during harsh Tibetan winters. Each summer, the yak naturally shed this down, which is then carefully collected by hand.
- Technique: Handwoven, Hand Felted and Hand Sewn
- Artisans & Processes: A team of 18 artisans handmade this blanket at Norlha Atelier. During its production, it went through 15 highly specialised processes.
- Shipping: All orders are packed with care and shipped from our atelier on the Tibetan Plateau.