Kenaf Spike Stitch Bag by Julie Armstrong Holetz

Kenaf Spike Stitch Bag

January 2008
Habu Textiles Kenaf XS-19
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in single crochet
200 - 300 yards (183 - 274 m)
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Originally published in Alt Fiber: 25+ Projects for Knitting Green with Bamboo, Soy, Hemp and More.
Kenaf comes from the hibiscus plant and is similar in nature to jute fibers. Suitable substitutions for the kenaf fiber would be crochet thread held doubled or a single strand of any dk or sport weight plant fiber, like cotton.

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