Hemp, Flax and Ramie- The Bast fibers
Saturday All Day
The stem fibers, flax, ramie and hemp produce yarns of unusual strength, durability and luster. Examples of them thousands of years old still exist. Learn how to handle these long lovelies, manage their draft and set the twist. Cool and absorbent in summer, hard wearing warps for rugs and carpets, these fibers are unmatched.
General familiarity with spinning
$15- Flax, ramie and hemp spinning fibers, handouts in 8 1/2 by 11 format
functional spinning wheel, Notebook