A Loi or Chaddar is a gents shawl, woven in a light
woolen fabric in different sizes and colors.
It is clad around and above the shoulders and is commonly made
of mill- spun textile and occasionally of hand spun wool.
Technical Specifications of a Loi:
1. Warp - 2/ 48's to 2/ 64's Woolen Worsted, Angora.
2. Weft - 2/ 48's to 2/ 64's Woolen Worsted, Angora, Rabbit
Wool, Pashmina, etc.
Size - 1.15 Mt. X 2.30 Mt., 1. 30Mt. X 2. 60 Mt., 1.40Mtr. X 2.80 Mtr.
Weave - 2/ 2 Twill
Weight - 550 gms to 650 gms.
Dohru is a long woolen blanket, woven in coarse wool. It is by
and large made from local wool in checks and bands.
Certain blankets are woven on frame loom, while certain dohrus
are woven on pitloom in two portions of half width and later joined
from the center with splendid and intricate stitching.
1. Warp - 2/ 16's to 2/ 22's Woolen Worsted, Angora.
2. Weft - 2/ 16's to 2/ 22's Hand Spun.
Size - 1.40 Mt. X 3.6 Mt., 0.8
Mt. X 2.0 Mt., 0.9 Mt. X 2.15 Mt.
Weave - 2/ 2 Twill, plain
Weight - 650 gms to 800 gms.