Syria, Sabbara, Jamila Handmade Blanket
Product name: Jamila
Type of product: Handmade blanket crocheted by Syrian refugee women artisans
Description (story of the item):
Jamila is Arabic for beautiful, and that is exactly the word for our crochet blankets.
Each one provides a Syrian refugee woman with a dignified income, a supportive community, and a creative outlet for trauma.
Every piece is unique, and exact colours and patterns will vary from those shown.
Nariman is one of the members of our knitting club in Beirut, creating crochet blankets as well as scarves and shawls. She says “This work got me out of a crisis psychologically and financially. I love the work and enjoy being creative. I love the friends I made through the knitting club. Every week I count the days till the next one. I want to thank everyone that is supporting us and buying our creations”.
Materials: acrylic wool
Measurements / size: 200x150
Availability / stock level: This item is made to order and takes 3 months to make.