29 May '11, 7pm

Urchin Poufs are Hand-Knit by Dutch Designer : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Urchin Poufs are Hand-Knit by Dutch Designer : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Dutch designer Christien Meindertsma is a bit of an obsessive personality. She is very very interested in "the products we consume and the materials they are made of". To that end she spends years researching every aspect of the material that she is working with. These large and comfy looking poufs would be perfect for watching t.v. or a child's room. They are hand-knit from New Zealand wool. The colour is vegetable dye: indigo, wauw, meekrap - all plants- and cochenille are added to the existing wool creating bright blue, yellow, red and pink.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2010/07/urchin-poufs-hand...

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