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Hammocks 101

All the information you'll need as a hammock owner.
Types of Hammocks: Hammocks vs. Chinchorros

A hammock is thicker and is usually made with a tighter vertical weave. A chinchorro has a cross-weave that gives it a lighter, more aerated feel. The chinchorro resembles a fishing net that is fundamental to the Wayuu culture.

The Anatomy of a Hammock

A hammock is thicker and is usually made with a tighter vertical weave. A chinchorro has a cross-weave that gives it a lighter, more aerated feel. The chinchorro resembles a fishing net that is fundamental to the Wayuu culture.

How to Lay in a Hammock

A hammock is thicker and is usually made with a tighter vertical weave. A chinchorro has a cross-weave that gives it a lighter, more aerated feel. The chinchorro resembles a fishing net that is fundamental to the Wayuu culture.

How to Hang a Hammock

A hammock is thicker and is usually made with a tighter vertical weave. A chinchorro has a cross-weave that gives it a lighter, more aerated feel. The chinchorro resembles a fishing net that is fundamental to the Wayuu culture.

How to Clean a Hammock

Soak in warm water with mild soap, spot clean with a soft-bristle brush (or a toothbrush), then rinse!

Each of the hammock we sell come with a tag with instructions on how to care for your hammock.

hammock care instructions