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Shirayuki Kitchen Cloth - Shibori

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Shibori is one of the oldest indigo dyeing techniques in Japan. The name Shibori came from the Japanese word 絞り which means to squeeze or wring. Shibori textiles date all the way back to the eighth century.

Using Shirayuki Snow White Kitchen Cloths high-quality fine mesh cloth as a canvas, these cloths are Yuzen-dyed with a beautiful pattern on one side and white on the other.

Yuzen-dyeing is a dyeing technique used in Japan since the 8th century. It was developed in Kyoto, and the technique is used to dye kimonos.

This multi-purpose cloth makes excellent drying/cleaning cloths. Not only do they pick up liquid and dirt quickly and effectively, but they also wash clean without any hassle. Because of the 8 layers of mesh cloth stitched together, they are extremely durable and guaranteed to last.

Shirayuki means “white snow towel” in Japanese. The cloth stays as clean as white snow for a long time. The cloth is very durable. It will become softer with each use. 

Please wash thoroughly in warm water by hand before the first use to remove the starch. They use natural sweet potato starch from Kagoshima prefecture in Japan. Soak in hot water at 40 degrees to let the starch soften. Rinse until water comes out clean. 

Size: 30 x 35 cm (12 x 13.5 inches)
Material: Cotton, Viscose 
Made in Nara Prefecture, Japan

How to care for Shirayuki Kitchen Cloth
Please use a laundry net when washing in a washing machine. 
Preferably handwash.
Please air dry. 
Avoid tumble drying as the dryer will cause shrinkage.