Hemp Degummed Fibre, also known as Sliver Hemp Fibre or Long Fibre.
Hemp Long Fibre is untwisted drawn out fibres and has been combed. It is ideal for textile projects that would use wool tops or roving. The fibre designed for blending, spinning, arts and crafts, paper making, hand spinners. The Long Fibre also dyes well as it has a soft texture.
This raw Long Fibre which has been processed to remove the lignin. Lignin is a compound in the hemp plant fibres that holds the fibres together and gives the hemp stalks their strength and rigidity.
Hemp Long Fibre is obtained from industrial hemp, through the crushing of the stems to break it down and separation of the fibres for spinning. When removed from the fibres, they begin to separate, becoming softer and finer. These fibres are now thin enough for spinning alone or blending with other fibres. Hemp Long Fibre is the step just before spinning and is used in twine, yarn, cordage, textiles, paper, webbing and household goods.
Composition: 100% A Grade Undyed Hemp Long Fibre
Suitability: Blending, Spinning, Arts & Crafts, Paper Making, Hand Spinners
Make a difference: At the end of this product's life, the hemp sliver is 100% biodegradable, unlike synthetic fabrics or tanned leather.