Knitted hemp cloth squares have replaced cellulose sponges in my kitchen. I love them because they don't stink!

Knitted hemp cloth squares have replaced cellulose sponges in my kitchen. I love them because they don't stink!

Kuso or Okuso is waste or garbage. In this case, it refers to the waste created in the production of hemp yarn: this kimono was woven from the detritus and crude materials left over from hemp yarn making. This waste, or okuso, was spun into yarn and woven by rural people to make their garments. Most likely the better quality yarn they created from hemp plants was sold to those that could afford it, probably urbanites.

Kuso or Okuso is waste or garbage. In this case, it refers to the waste created in the production of hemp yarn: this kimono was woven from the detritus and crude materials left over from hemp yarn making. This waste, or okuso, was spun into yarn and woven by rural people to make their garments. Most likely the better quality yarn they created from hemp plants was sold to those that could afford it, probably urbanites.

This will always be my favorite design! It's so easy and so cute! I do mine with hemp and then mix string into the sides to add color. :)

This will always be my favorite design! It's so easy and so cute! I do mine with hemp and then mix string into the sides to add color. :)

Macrame is so hot right now and we’re totally addicted. There’s some fantastic macrame kits out there, but to get started why not grab any yarn, string, thick thread or twine you have lying around and try some of these! <3

Ten Steps To Becoming a Macrame Master

Macrame is so hot right now and we’re totally addicted. There’s some fantastic macrame kits out there, but to get started why not grab any yarn, string, thick thread or twine you have lying around and try some of these! <3

Celtic knot tutorial. Would make a great bracelet in cotton or hemp yarn!" data-componentType="MODAL_PIN

Celtic knot tutorial. Would make a great bracelet in cotton or hemp yarn!" data-componentType="MODAL_PIN

Make Your Friendship more Special & Memorable with this Easy & Cute DIY Macrame Friendship Bracelets by DIY Ready at http://diyready.com/how-to-make-friendship-bracelets-diy-hemp-macrame-bracelet/

How to Make Friendship Bracelets

Make Your Friendship more Special & Memorable with this Easy & Cute DIY Macrame Friendship Bracelets by DIY Ready at http://diyready.com/how-to-make-friendship-bracelets-diy-hemp-macrame-bracelet/

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5700-578: Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Cotton Hemp Yarn: Peacock

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5700-578: Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Cotton Hemp Yarn: Peacock

Thank you Pim Kramer for Pining this eco-friendly fibre. I am moving the pin to the board green fabrics :))  Naturel undyed yarn: nettle from nepal

Thank you Pim Kramer for Pining this eco-friendly fibre. I am moving the pin to the board green fabrics :)) Naturel undyed yarn: nettle from nepal

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