Hemp Yarns for Knitting and Weaving

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Hemp and Leno Lace
A project using hemp yarns, woven in leno and huck lace.
Hemp Rep Weave
A free weaving pattern for making rep weave placemats with hemp and cotton chenille.
Hemp Tea Towels
Hemp tea towels woven with natural and bleached hemp.
Twill and Tabby Towels
A weaving project for tea towels using cotton warp and hemp weft.
Visit to a Hemp Farm
I was fortunate to be able to visit one of the first hemp crops grown in Canada.
Hemp Tapestry Pillows
Hemp Yarns **NEW**
Hemp, is making a comeback in Canada.
hemp tapestry pillows

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Bioregional Development Group - Hemp Textiles
Experimental growing of hemp for use as a textile fibre in the UK.
Canadian Hemp Corp
CHC is part of a consortium of hemp growers and manufacturers who are committed to promoting the education and use of this important textile resource.
Fibrex Quebec
Fibrex Quebec is the only mill in North America capable of processing high quality flax. It is currently processing its second hemp crop and is working with Canadian and US textile industry to develop new hemp products.
Golden Troll
Hemp yarns and twine for weaving, macrame, jewellery making, knitting or crochet.
Hemp Active
Hemp Active is an Australian wholesale supplier of hemp yarns, fibres and fabrics.
Hemp in Cumbria
A history of flax and hemp in Cumbria.
Hempline
Hempline has 60/40 hemp/polyester and 40/40/20 hemp/wool/polyester blends or yarn suitable for upholstery weaving.
Hemp Textiles Int.
Hemp Textiles Int. is a wholesale supplier of hemp spinning fibres and yarns. They have recently developed a 50% hemp/50% wool blend of yarn.
Lanaknits
Lanaknits has some wonderful knitting kits using hemp yarns.
Paivatar
Hemp and cotton blend yarns for weaving.
Hemp Traders
Hemp Traders provides the public with information pertaining to hemp textiles, including properties of hemp and wash and care instructions.
Louet
Louet has a selection of bast fibres for handspinning, water or dew-retted flax, ramie and Chinese hemp.
The Mannings
The Mannings has hemp in 2 ply: fine at 1200 ypp and medium at 2400 ypp.
Mendel's Hemp
Mendel's believes in the greatness of hemp and have a selection of hemp products including dyed yarns and twine.
Textiles from Hemp Fibers
The growing of hemp was legalized in Germany in 1996. This article explains the state of hemp textiles at the current time stating that "the weaving of hemp textiles still is more an art than a science."
Textura Trading
Textura Trading has a light honey-coloured hemp imported from Europe.

Handweaving Books

Weaving for Beginners: An Illustrated Guide (Peggy Osterkamp's New Guide to Weaving Series) Provides beginners with the information they need to weave in a clear and enjoyable step-by-step way. UK: Weaving for Beginners
The Handweaver's Pattern Directory Introduction to the tools, equipment, fibers, and yarns used with four-shaft looms, this reference features patterns for 600 different weaves, including twill, zigzag, diamond, herringbone, and block UK: Handweavers Pattern Directory
The Weaver's Book of 8-Shaft Patterns A thousand different patterns on more than 25 weave structures. UK: 8 Shaft Patterns
The Weaver's Companion (The Companion Series) Information on looms, yarn, methods of warping, drafting, troubleshooting, planning, and fabric finishing. UK: Weavers Companion
A Handweaver's Pattern Book A collection of 377 patterns for four-harness weaving, organized in groups of similar designs. This is one of the first weaving books I bought and it is still one of my favourites. UK: Handweavers Pattern Book
The Magic of Handweaving About the art of hand weaving, including the history and heritage of this timeless art, how looms work, what tools and equipment to use, the basics of good technique. UK: Magic of Handweaving
The Big Book of Weaving: Handweaving in the Swedish Tradition: Techniques, Patterns, Designs and Materials This book covers basic subjects such as warping a loom and making bobbins of weft, as well as more elaborate, highly decorative projects: baby blankets, shawls, table cloths, and linen hand towels. UK: Big Book of Weaving
The Treasure Chest of Swedish Weaving Complete pattern drafts for rugs, curtain, table cloths, towels, bedspreads. UK: Treasure Chest of Swedish Weaving

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