"Sprout" (Little) Wool Blanket

This beautiful wool blanket calls out to one of Eighth Generation's very first custom blanket projects, the "Tree of Life" Wool Blanket, created in partnership with the Pokagon Band of the Potawatomi.

It was these early collaborations that played a crucial role in helping us to prove that our small Native-owned company was capable of delivering a powerful update to the outdated practices of the wool blanket industry. Appropriately, perhaps, the "Sprout" Wool Blanket reminds us of the importance of nurturing new growth. With space on the label to write a note to a special little one in your life, this blanket is the perfect gift to symbolize the hopefulness and resilience of new life.

The blanket design pays tribute to traditional Woodlands floral motifs, and was created with design support from Inspired Natives Collaborator Sarah Agaton Howes (Anishinaabe).

  • 2-sided design
  • Small Size (46" x 30")
  • Includes space on label to write a note or name
  • Fabric content: 95% wool, 5% nylon
  • Whip Stitch Edge Band
  • Designed by Eighth Generation, Pokagon Band of Potawatomi, and Sarah Agaton Howes (Anishinaabe)
  • Made in the USA

Sarah Agaton Howes is an Anishinaabe artist, teacher, and community organizer from the Fond du Lac Reservation in Minnesota. Drawing elements from the handmade regalia and moccasins she is known for, Sarah’s work features stunning Ojibwe floral designs. Sarah is the owner and operator of her own business, Heart Berry, and has been an Inspired Native Project Collaborator since 2015. Through her work with the Inspired Natives Project, she has become one of Indian Country’s most successful arts entrepreneurs, and shares her knowledge of business and art alike through classes, speaking, and video tutorials.

  • Recommended care is Dry Clean Only. However, you can rinse your blanket on a gentle, cold setting. Hang dry away from direct sunlight.
  • Clean liquid stains immediately with warm water and mild detergent.
  • Never use harsh chemicals or scrub wool.
  • Store blanket away from direct sunlight.

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