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I have not spun the hemp yet. I am dividing my purchase of al my recent products by 4 and I am challenging my spinning friends to contest. The purpose if to see what they can make of 4 unknown (small amounts of) fibers. Let's face it, it's boring to be stuck at home and unable to meet socially like we often do as spinners.
I like blending with other fibers and dying. It is a wonderful addition adding sheen and color variation.
Blended 60%suri alpaca 40% seacell, for a beautifully soft yarn with great sheen and drape. The cellulose fiber takes dye differently from the protein fiber, so creates it own shading. Seacell 's producers, a German company have won many awards for their environmentally sound practices! Will buy this many more times!
Spins like butter and blends wonderfully.
Very soft would benefit with blending with another fibre like merino as in the rose blend. Will card with another fibre to spin as it is a bit too soft but would be suitable for an item that requires a soft drape. Very lovely but different