You might be able to find them in different shapes and sizes now, but whisky stones weren’t always the ubiquitous drinking accessory that they are now. This is the story of that original Aha! moment and a behind the scenes look at the process of creating them, told by the man that makes the magic happen.

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Ah, the waffle weave. Looks cool, feels great, reminds us of toasted Eggos. You’ve seen them before–probably in a fancy store or hotel–but Parachute’s brand new Waffle Towels are different. They’re spun using innovative Aerocotton Technology, which basically means they’ll be dry by the time your significant other finally gets out of the shower and realizes you stole their towel. Parachute’s Waffle Towels come in two sizes and two neutral colors. Plus, their 100% cotton construction means they start soft and only get softer with time. Even Kevin McCallister would approve.