Nettle in Nepal by Susi Dunsmore
Discover the story of the Nepalese nettle-fibre, Allo. This versatile long fibre (akin to linen) is harvested in the Kosi Hills of eastern Nepal and used by gifted weavers and knitters to make a range of products. This charming booklet includes the harvesting and spinning techniques used to create the yarn and a section on the warping and weaving of it on a backstrap loom. The book also features other fibres from this region and how they are spun and woven.
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