Furoshiki is a very unique yet quintessential Japanese item that has been ingrained into Japanese life. It’s second nature to most Japanese to use a cloth like this in it’s various ways – whereas to many foreigners this is a novel but slightly alien idea. The beauty of the furoshiki is it’s versatility – there are endless ways to use one, all you need is a bit of imagination. Here are a few ideas to inspire you.
Scarf, towel, table cloth, table runner, picnic blanket, baby blanket, a throw, a wall hanging, bandanna … or try one of the following wrapping ideas.
Otsukai Tsutsumi (Book Carry Wrap):
Yotsu Musubi (Four tie Wrap):
Eno Tsutsumi (Long Object Wrap):
Tesage Bukuro (Hand Carry Wrap):
Bin Tsutsumi (Bottle Carry Wrap)