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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.
Frabjous Fibers' yarns are as completely natural, made without the use of chemicals or pesticides. The nettle plants are found naturally in the wild 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. Great used as a carry along yarn with other yarns.
Note: Most balls will contain some hand-tied breaks. Yardage and weight is approximate.
Material: 100% Nettle
Size: approx. 250 yds per 100g ball