hand·​wo·​ven | \ ˈhand-ˈwō-vən How to pronounce handwoven (audio) \

Definition of handwoven

1 : produced on a hand-operated loom
2 : woven by hand handwoven baskets

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Recent Examples on the Web And, as of this week, Judy Turner has its own website, where Averett will offer his clothing in exclusive colors and drop new handwoven designs monthly. Caitie Kelly, New York Times, "The T List: Five Things We Recommend This Week," 9 Apr. 2020 These days, its shops across the country sell all things cozy, from teapots to Christmas cake, but the brand’s handwoven blankets—in mohair, lamb's wool, cashmere and Donagel wool—remain its signature ware. Eimear Lynch, WSJ, "‘Souvenir’ Blankets for Shut-Ins," 1 Apr. 2020 Rugs USA Rugs USA’s sale is offering up to 60% off select rugs, ranging from handwoven jute and Moroccan tassel rugs to low-pile printed designs. Nena Farrell, Sunset Magazine, "This Weekend’s Sales Are the Best Time to Shop for New Mattresses, Rugs, and TVs," 13 Feb. 2020 Some of the pieces include an organic cotton quilt made by female artisans in India and a handwoven basket from Kenya. Jennifer Fernandez, House Beautiful, "Lauren Conrad Just Shared Photos of Her Second Son's Nursery," 8 Nov. 2019 The center’s shop at 42 Woodland St. in Hartford sells the artisans’ handwoven shawls, scarves, bags, table linens, wall hangings, rugs and more. Deborah Hornblow, courant.com, "12 holiday gift ideas: This year, give local," 23 Oct. 2019 Hugo, 31, wore shorts and sandals and spoke in the kitchen of his home, which doubles as a shop where his wife and sister sell colorful, handwoven garments favored by women here in Guatemala’s western highlands. Los Angeles Times, "Coyotes earn a living smuggling migrants to the U.S. Not right now, one says," 16 Aug. 2019 Artisans will be demonstrating traditional woodcarving, painting and weaving, and folk art for sale will include embroidered clothing, handwoven textiles, jewelry and handmade pottery. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Carnitas street tacos you can make at home," 30 July 2019 Check out the four new handwoven rug designs below. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "Parachute Has Just Launched Swoon-Worthy Handwoven Rugs," 7 Mar. 2019

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1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Handwoven.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handwoven. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of handwoven

: woven by hand : woven using a machine (called a loom) that is not powered by electricity

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