Hemp twine and rope
were essential elements in the 18th century and more than 80% of the
Western world used it for cordage. Up until 1940, hemp was the material
of choice for many products.
introduction of petrochemical fibers by Dupont and steal cables slowly
replaced hemp until eventually it was banned because of it's relation
to it's illegal counterpart; marijuana.
Twine is strong, durable and biodegradable. It is a must for all
crafters alike and avid hobbiests. The products created are
environmentally friendly and sustainable. Hemp twine is also the
preferred fiber of choice when making jewelry such as Hemp Bracelets,
hemp necklaces and so much more!
easily and is smooth against the skin, unlike other fibers which can be
itchy and irritating. Hemp twine comes in a variety of sizes and
finishes. The 20# and 45-50# test are ideal for jewelry making while
the heavier versions are used for larger projects such as hammocks,
fish netting and other macrame projects.
Hemp twine is also readily available on Ebay.
Check out the auctions below for more information.