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Banana Silk from Frabjous Fibers

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Banana Silk
Frabjous Fibers
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
150 yards
(137 meters)
200 grams
(7.05 ounces)
3.5 to 4.0 sts
= 1 inch
US 8 - 10 or 5 - 6mm
100% Manufactured Fibers - Rayon from Banana
Manufactured Fibers - Rayon / Viscose
handspun remnants
  • Color:
  • Semi-solid, Variegated
  • Dye:
  • Hand dyed
  • Put up:
  • Winding required
  • Sustainability:
  • Fair Trade

Banana stalks and leaves have long been used for fabrics. Modern methods for processing banana fibers yield what is technically a rayon fiber. Frabjous Fiber’s yarn comes from remnants from the clothing industry and is handspun by women in Nepal and India. The yarn is available kettle dyed or handpainted. Fair trade.

popular colorways

1 Red

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8 Lilac

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9 Purple

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11 Pink

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13 Natural

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14 Teal

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16 Spice

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21 Lemon Lime

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23 Downpour

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25 Celebrate

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27

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1057 Rangi Changi

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Blue

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Green

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Greens

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Indigo

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Purple

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Rangi Changi Green

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Red

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Vine

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Celery

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Firecracker

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