Making Lizhnyks (Carpathian Blankets of Wool) - Art Expedition To The Capital of the Lizhnyks - ukraine-travel

Craft tour-making lizhnyk

Duration: 6 days/5 nights The formation of the tradition of weaving thick wool with a volumetric surface and long fluffy two-side nap has been well-known in Ukraine since the early Middle Ages. The raw material for lizhnyks (Carpathian Woolen Blankets) is sheep wool. The tradition’s origin is closely related to sheep breeding, all Hutsulian people raised sheep and that is why woolen items, particularly, lizhnyks were in every Hutsulian house and they were used every day.