Length : 50 metres
Hand spun and hand wound. Please note that each ball may vary slightly in thickness. Hemp is the strongest and most durable natural fibre known to man. It can be grown in 2 months, does not require herbicides or pesticides and uses a fraction of the water used to grow cotton. Hemp is also naturally mildew resistant and antibacterial.
Bagdha Enterprise in Bangladesh. This organisation has many years of experience producing hemp products. Many of the women artisans work in teams out of their homes to hand spin the hemp twine. This natural fibre is then made into a unique variety of products which are outstanding in craftsmanship and design.
Hemp twine is perfect for gift wrapping, macramé creations, scrapbooking and for use in the garden. It is particularly useful for beaded jewellery as the twine is made from a strong yet flexible fibre. Crocheting and knitting with hemp twine is very much in vogue and can be used in the creation of washers, place mats, belts and handbags. As it is naturally antibacterial and antifungal, it can be used to create a unique and practical pet collar.