Packtowl used as a Bandana ?
Jul 22, 2017 at 2:24 pm #3480709Joshua FeltsBPL Member
I’ve been looking at getting a packtowl to have a better absorber than my thin 20″ x 20″ cotton bandana. Packtowl has two different models, the first is the 85% polyester with 15% spandex while the original is made of 90% Rayon and 10% polypropyleen. I’m not an expert on materials, so please educate me, but was looking for the best multi use option. Something I could still wear underneath my trucker hat for added needed sun protection on a hot day.Jul 22, 2017 at 3:49 pm #3480747Nick GatelBPL Member
@ngatelLocale: Southern California
Cotton bandanas work well to absorb water and evaporate just enough to work wonders for cooling when it is hot. It is easy to wash, compacts into a tiny package when dry, and is light.Mar 31, 2021 at 10:02 pm #3707224Brett PeughBPL Member
I just got a piece of $1/yd mostly white 100% cotton fabric from WalMart. Cut it and had the edges sewn up for about a 30″ square. Covers my bald pate with a visor over it. I can use it to dry myself off after a shower/bath/swim. Can be used for medical purposes. Very flexible.
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