[DWJ] Re: Nettle shirts

Rantala,Maaria Maaria.Rantala at palodexgroup.com
Wed Aug 23 04:26:27 EDT 2006


Juliette wrote:

> FYI, it is perfectly possible to make wearable garments from nettles. 
> Nettle fabric was still being made in parts of Germany as recently as
the 1930s. I have never seen any > but I have read that it is fine,
soft, and pleasant to wear.

It is still made, at least in Nepal:
http://www.allfiberarts.com/library/aa04/aa032804.htm . At least one
Finnish designer imports and dyes it.

	Maaria, delurking for the first time in years, I think :o



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