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Banana Silk Yarn
Frabjous Fibers
Bulky / 12 ply (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
Plant fiber
Rayon
handspun remnants

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.

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