This is more than just any placemat. You can fold it and tighten it with the rope and it has little compartments to store your cutlery on one side and your straw, chopsticks or even your toothbrush on the other side. When you untie the little jute rope, the placemat opens so you can keep your meal clean while eating it and later use it for cleaning leftover spaghetti sauce on the edges of your mouth. It fits all of the cutlery sets we offer on this site. Actually, it would fit any cutlery sets composed of up to four items (fork, knife and two spoons). Perfect for take-out but also for taking with you when you travel.
The placemat is made of high quality, organic cotton khadi
, with a solid jute cord strap. Khadi is a remarkably soft and lush fabric that is hand spun and hand woven in India and dyed with natural dyes. But khadi is much more than just a fabric: it is a potent symbol of freedom. It's production was championed by Mahatma Gandhi in the 1920s as way for India to be less dependent on imported British cotton. It was made all over India by individual citizens and became an effective tool in the movement Gandhi led to achieve Indian independence from British rule. Learn more about khadi here
. And read our blogpost on khadi here
Machine Washable. The placemat may shrink a little bit.
Dimensions: 46 cm /18" X 36 cm /14"
Weight: 0.036kg / 0.08 lb
Made in Canada with khadi from India. This placemat is a custom designed Life Without Plastic product.