Habu Textiles Fine Silky Ramie

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Extremely fine silky ramie. Beautiful as a warp and weft yarn for weavers, but also for lace knitters and crocheters. It adds more depth to the color when you carry a few strands of different colors together. Simple garter stitch will create a wonderful three dimensional fabric.

Ramie is is a flowering plant in the nettle family and it is a vegetable fiber noted for its length and toughness. It is harvested and processed to yield strong fibers of the same name, which are used in the production of textiles, twine, upholstery, filters, and sacking. Like flax, jute, and hemp, ramie is considered a bast fiber crop, meaning that the usable portion of the plant is found in its connective tissue structures. The plant is widely cultivated in several Asian nations, which export it around the world.

Fiber Content: 100% Ramie.

Yardage: 467 yards on each one ounce cone (28 grams).

Weight: Lace.

Suggested needle size for knitting: US no 1-3.

Suggested epi for weaving: 20-30.

Care: Hand wash in cool water and lay flat to dry.

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