This 8/2 Hemp (also called 2/8) can be used in the same way our 2/8 Cotton and cottolin yarns are used.
Projects include towels, table runners, yardage for clothing and wraps. Crisp and earthy in texture, Hemp comes in natural and white. This textile hemp weaves and wears similarly to linen.
Fiber: 100% Hemp
Yardage: Approximately 1680 yds (3255m) per 8 oz (227g) tube
Sett: 16-24 EPI
What we like about hemp:
- Absorbent qualities excellent for towels
- Strong enough for warp
- Washes well and stands up to wear and tear
- Sustainable to grow and process
Check out our weaving kits that feature hemp: Wash-up Cloths Kit and Demi-Damask Towels both designed by Megan Samms.
Our Hemp is from a family-run Canadian business that has been a key part of our weaving culture for more than 40 years. They provide a large range of high-quality yarns in a stunning range of colours to weavers and knitters across North America.