I love hemp yarn! 100% hemp is rough, as in scratchy, to work with. There have been questions about prewashing before knitting to help with this. I say NO! Mostly because I am too darn lazy. I have to suffer for my art. heehee.
Pattern: Stripes Go Round (sans stripes) Interweave Knits Summer 2004
Designer: Lana Hames of Hemp for Knitting
Yarn: Hemp for Knitting allhemp3 (natural)
Note the big cone in the photo. I'm cheap, and it was cheaper by the cone and I plan to make the Lacy little top, and it takes the same yarn. In theory I will dye the finished lacy little top, we'll see.)
Yes, all muscle tone that my arms had last year is gone, it has been replaced by girl scout cookies and apathy.