Hassan was born the town of Tameslouht in 1968 and has lived in the town his entire life. He is married and has two children who are currently in school. Weaving runs in Hassan's talented family. His dad was an expert weaver and was widely known as one of the best weaving teachers in the Tamelslouht region. So it was no surprise that Hassan wanted to carry on the family tradition and continue weaving throughout his career.
Bitannias are versatile fabrics. They are thick and soft enough to be used as a warm cover. They are also durable enough to be used as a rug. Bitannias by Cooperative Liberty are made on a horizontal loom using thick wefts of handspun wool. Many bitannias also have large, fluffy pom poms.