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Hemp for Knitting allhemp6

Hemp for Knitting allhemp6

A yarn we feel good about in every way.

Made from a renewable resource, grown without pesticides or herbicides in China, allhemp6 won't shrink, stretch, or pill! Hemp For Knitting's Canadian founder, Lana Hames, works with a Chinese company to wet-spin the long-line hemp fibers for softness and sheen. Cool in the summer and warm in the winter, nature's strongest, most long-wearing fiber makes the perfect sweater yarn, especially for kids and men who run hot.

Your hemp skeins will be a little stiff when they first arrive but give them a chance—your yarn will soften as you knit and get softer and softer every time you wash and dry it. Hames offers this suggestion: If your hands are particularly sensitive, pre-soak your skeins in hot water and a little hair conditioner and air dry thoroughly before you knit.

If you crochet, you might enjoy our Crocheted Baskets in allhemp 6. For knitters, we love this yarn for our Picot-Edge Baby Blanket & Washcloth. And we think it would be awfully nice for our Easy Folded Poncho.

100% Long Fiber Hemp. Hand or machine wash; lay flat or tumble dry.
100g, 165 yds (150m). 22 sts=4"/10mm on US 5 (3.75 cm).
Looking for ideas? See how we've used this yarn!

COLOR: 025 Dusty Rose.

COLOR: 023 Brick.

COLOR: 022 Pumpkin.

COLOR: 021 Dijon.

COLOR: 019 Sprout.

COLOR: 015 Marble.

COLOR: 018 Sapphire.

COLOR: 039 Midnight Blue.

COLOR: 017 Periwinkle.

COLOR: 013 Foggy.

COLOR: 010 Pearl.

COLOR: 012 Classic.

COLOR: 029 Licorice.

COLOR: 028 Chocolate.

COLOR: 020 Avocado.

COLOR: 038 Angel Blue.

COLOR: 005 Khaki.

COLOR: 004 Bordeaux.

COLOR: 007 Plum Perfect.

COLOR: 014 Charcoal.

COLOR: 003 Turquoise.



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