Content: 100% hemp
Weight: 4 ply / Fingering
Knitting Gauge: 28 sts = 10cm on 3 mm needles
Amount: 151 metres / 50 grams hank
Care: Hand or machine wash
Hemp for Knitting Allhemp3 are long line wetspun yarns in vibrant colours and they provide outstanding drape and longevity similar to linen. They are dyed using reactive dyes and are mercerized for colour fastness and ultimate softness and sheen.
Ultimate in strength with the drape and lustre unique to hemp, this is our most versatile yarn. Cool in the summer, warm in the winter and superb to knit with! Allhemp6 is quintessential for year-round wear.
Why use hemp?
Hemp is extremely efficient from an environmental perspective. Hemp production needs no herbicides or pesticides, has low water requirements, produces 2 – 4 times more fiber per area than other sources and maintains a healthy microbial life in the soil. Hemp is naturally mold resistant and anti-bacterial...it is also perfect for those with sensitive skin or allergies.
Hemp will soften by regular washing and drying. It will not shrink, stretch, fade or pill, and will only get softer after each wash. If you find the Allhemp yarns stiff to work with, soak the 100% hemp hank in hot water and hair conditioner, air dry and wind into a ball...knit away!