Like Karoofelt the vision for, Blankets from Africa’ was born out of a road trip through the Karoo in 2017. Its passionate founder Roslyn Bechet is a force to be reckoned with, and she has managed to create a beautiful range of handmade wool products, which cannot be found anywhere else in South Africa.
The heart featured on the first ‘Blanket from Africa’ is the embodiment of all that lies behind this community project. The heart of these rural communities is the network of women who, with dignity of their own, strive each day to provide support and warmth for their families.
Blankets from Africa provides these women with a source of income. See their beautiful range for yourself, which by the way has provided the beautiful background setting to our booties: