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Love At First Swing Hammock

$160.00 $119.99

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Good & Relaxed

When Joe Demin first experienced one of these hammocks in Thailand, it was "love at first swing." 100% hand-woven from 3.2 miles of soft, vibrant, colorfast and weather-resistant cord, a process that can take a week to complete but that offers a contoured comfort unmatched by traditional cloth hammocks. This queen-sized model is perfect for two people to curl up and enjoy relaxing together.

Demin tracked down the source of these woven wonders--a small village of the endangered Mlabri people in northern Thailand. The Mlabri were nearly wiped out in the mid 20th century, when the teak forests that were their home were cut down for decorative wood. But, after their population dropped as low as 300, they have begun a slow resurgence. They have turned their traditional weaving skills toward making these inviting hammocks as a way of bringing sustainable income into their community. So as you snooze away a warm afternoon in your bright, woven nest, you can know that its makers are resting more easily as well.

Because of its woven nature, the Love at First Swing Hammock should not be used while wearing clothing with exposed buttons or zippers, or jewelry with snaggable edges. But when proper attire is worn, the hammock will last you through many summers to come. Handmade in Thailand.


Made from
acrylic yarn
6' L x 7.5 ' W; 1.7 lbs
Capacity: 330 lbs
Optimal Hanging Distance: 9-10 ft.
Optimal Hanging Height: 5.5 ft.
Hanging hardware not included.
Weather-Resistant and Color-Fast Yarn.
Each hammock comes packaged in a re-purposed parachute tote.
Hand-wash in cold water with a non-bleach detergent. Tie a string around the scale lines to prevent entanglement. Rinse thoroughly and hang to dry (spread open).
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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

Love at First Swing Hammock has been discontinued. When it sells out, it will no longer be available.

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