Lungi is a wonderful garment; it can be used for ages if taken care of properly. It stays with you as long as you want. It won’t betray you like other garments because its fit does not depend on the size of your waist. If you are on a diet you just need to tighten your fold and if you’re enjoying your life with all kinds of delicacies then you just need to loosen up your lungi a little bit and then you need not worry about buying new clothes for your newly attained tummy.
2 Different Ways to Tie a Lungi
Let’s see the 2 most common ways to tie your lungi.
This method is the most common way of tying a lungi in Tamilnadu, Andhra, and Karnataka. But tying a lungi in this method needs more practice to attain perfection. If you have not used this method for a long time then you may not feel very confident with this method.
Hold your lungi as wide as possible and swing one end of the lungi across your body and bring the lungi tight against your belly.
Now, swing your opposite hand and bring the other end over the first end. Then roll down the upper part of your lungi several times until you feel that it is tight and secure.
Most peoples in the village tie their lungi in this method; among the two methods mentioned here, some people find this one easier.
Hold your lungi as wide as possible and swing one end of your lungi across your body and bring the lungi tight against your abdomen.
Swing your opposite hand over the first end. While doing this you can suck in your breath so that your lungi remains tight. Now you can tuck in the outside layer towards your belly.
Lungi is a garment that cannot be ignored while looking into the wardrobe of a Tamilian. There is no other garment that is both trendy and affordable like a lungi.