. Our Carolina Style Double Hammocks are hand woven into a tight pattern from soft spun polyester. Unlike similar cotton hammocks, they will not rot, mold or mildew. The 48 inch wide hammock bed is woven with an extra tight micro-weave design providing the ultimate in comfort and stability. The wood spreader bar has multiple coats of marine varnish to protect it from the elements and is a full 48 inches wide providing ample room for one or two people, , and uses 22 cords to connect the hammock bed to the suspension points. The 22, 3 ply twisted end cords contribute greatly to the balance and strength of the hammock. More end cords equals more even weight distribution and increased weight capacity. This hammock hangs easily from two suspension points at least 12.5 feet apart. These are the largest and most comfortable hammocks anywhere. The hammock suspension hardware and hammock stands are sold separately.