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A – Z of Yarn: Bast Yarn – what is it?

Most knitters have heard of cotton and linen yarn for Summer knitting – these are bast fibres. However, there are many other types of bast yarns similarly produced from plants and with roots reaching deep into history. Flax, hemp, nettle, … Continue reading

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