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Handspun Cardiff Throw,  - Rose & Fitzgerald

Handspun Cardiff Throw


After three years of living in East Africa, we made the long journey to our new home in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California, a small beach community just north of San Diego. Home to a few well-known surf spots, the vibe of the laid-back town gives us serious style nostalgia for the “California dream” of the 1960s, a time we associate with bright colors and retro stripes. This is the design inspiration behind our Cardiff throw.

This is the perfect throw to bring along on a beach picnic, to use around the campfire, or to drape over your favorite lounge chair.

For this light throw, we teamed up with a talented group of master weavers working in a fair-trade environment in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The all-natural cotton was handpicked and then hand-spun on looms and the dyes used are natural and non-toxic. The tiny black spots or specs that you sometimes see in the material are from natural seeds of the cotton, making each piece unique and slightly textured—but no less soft.


  • Measurements: 72”H x 55”W
  • Materials: Unbleached Ethiopian cotton
  • Colors: Off-white, white, red, deep brown
  • Origin: Ethiopia


Dry clean only, as the natural dyes can sometimes bleed if soaked in water.