#5: How do I use cloth hankies?
Check out the versatility of the humble hankie.
The above is taken from MC Beaton's Death of a Perfect Wife.
The above are four screen grabs from a Korean drama I've been binge watching for research pruposes (or at least that is my excuse) and I'm delighted that not a single piece of paper tissue has been seen in use, so far. It has only been cloth hankies, for coughs, wiping food stains, wiping off mucky spots and for wiping tears at a wedding.
Then there is the "knotted hat" (see eg Basically a fabric handkerchief with a knot tied in each corner). The Husband used the term "gumby".
At primary school, I used to knot my pocket money (5 cents) into the corner of a hankie (changed every day because I loved hankies even then).
Hankies are really versatile, as you can see. Of course, you could also fashion hankies into a:
Nose bleeds. Do not forget nosebleeds!
#1: Are handkerchiefs more hygienic/sanitary than tissues?
#2: How many hankies do you need?
#4: How should I wash cloth hankies?
#6: Hankies in the creative sector
(More questions and answers to follow soon. Please be patient.)