In commenting on my nettle post, Ted made the analogy of nettles being a UK weed in the same vein as US kudzu. Then, as is my nature, I started to wonder if kudzu can be made into fiber. It…


As I mentioned in my previous comment, nettle cloth has grabbed my attention. Here’s a video/article that’s wonderful: http://www.theecologist.org/green_green_living/clothing/304924/second_skin_why_wearing_nettles_is_the_next_big_thing.html Also: http://www.swicofil.com/products/016nettle.html and http://savagedesigns.net/pages/ It seems the fiber shed movement is on the march!

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This just came in to my e-mail. For those of you who are interested in weaving for yardage, I thought it might be of interest. Enjoy! http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/20175/the-work-of-weaver-teresa-kennard/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=eletter&utm_content=20111011-weaver-teresa-kennard&utm_campaign=threads