Otto & Spike's versatile "Dutchies" utility wipes can be used for all manners of cleaning or even as a face washer. The knit structure coupled with cotton fibre creates a naturally abrasive texture to really grab the grit and grime in every hardworking home. Infinitely re-usable, washable and robust, Dutchies make a fabulous sustainable alternative to the disposable plastic-blend blue-and-white kitchen wipe we've all become so reliant on.
Dutchies come in a Pack of 5 assorted colours.
Otto and Spike make all of their knitwear from a small factory in East Brunswick. A true Aussie-battler story, the Otto and Spike label was born when a 50-year-old East Brunswick textile producer realised that they could no longer compete with cheap offshore competitors. Their response? To cut out the middle-man, become their own customer, and design and produce products for their own brand-new label!
Otto and Spike make a super amazing 100% Aussie product using new and original machinery, and often repurpose high-quality Australian yarns - which would otherwise be discarded as surplus - to make their distinctive, super-quality knitwear. Melbournalia stocks a range of Otto and Spike products including socks, blankets, hats and scarves.
To purchase a set of Dutchies wipes is to take home a piece of honest-to-goodness Melbourne history*, as well as to support Australia's small-but-still-thriving manufacturing industry!
Material(s): 100% premium surplus Australian cotton
Size (cm): 25 x 45
*In the 'seventies, before they were named 'Otto and Spike', the company created custom cardigans for Melbourne's Sharpie subculture - the stylish but troublesome youth gangs that fascinated Aussie photographer Rennie Ellis. You can see Rennie Ellis' irreverent photographs reproduced on all of our Kleins body products.
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