Hemp and Nettle Yarns:  Handspun in Nepal
Hemp and nettle yarns have been used for centuries in Nepal.  The yarns are woven, crocheted, and knitted into many different types of items-- everything from clothing and ceremonial accessories to fishing nets and bags.  Our yarns are as completely natural, made without the use of chemicals or pesticides.  The plants are found naturally in the wild (nettle) or grown (hemp) in remote mountainous areas.  The fibers are processed and spun by hand.  The resulting yarn has a natural and rustic appeal.   
Both yarns have a texture similar to natural linen and like linen will soften with wear.  Nettle is a natural moth repellent and is often used in Nepal for backing wool carpets.  

Use as a carry along yarn with Recycled Silk.  Knit or crochet bags and face clothes.

Note:  Most balls will contain some hand-tied breaks.  Yardage and weight is approximate.

 

 


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Hemp Yarn

200 yds per 90g ball

$7.00  

 

Nettle Yarn

200 yds per 90g ball

$8.00  

 

 

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Recycled Silk Yarn
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