Weaving in Bhutan

Want a laptop case made in Bhutan? Here’s your chance…but to find out more
read about weaving in one particular village, first….

Women throughout Bhutan are skilled weavers. Using sheep's wool and occasionally the traditional yak wool, they weave multicoloured tapestries called “yathra.” By selling their yathra to handicraft shops, the women generate income to support their families. PHOTO BY JENNIFER McRUER


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