Specializing in unique and high end yarns for knitting and weaving, Habu Textiles was founded by Takako Ueki in 1999. Ever since she began weaving, Takako has been in love with the textiles from Okinawa. The name "habu" comes from a name of a snake, which is unique to Okinawa. In original characters, "ha" means "wave" and "bu" means "fabric”. It is named so because when it moves, it moves like a fabrics.