Hemp jersey with organic cotton, indigo blue
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Hemp jersey - lightweight jersey fabric with a high hemp content for a very comfortable feel.
Color: Indigo blue
A blend of 55% hemp and 45% organic cotton results in this fantastically soft and very light single jersey, which shows its unmistakable character with its typical, fine irregularities in the yarn and appears lively and noble.Summery light, especially breathable and skin-friendly and quick drying!
Ideal for absolute favorite shirts in every season, perfect for tunics, scarves, shawls, lingerie, very pleasant for nightwear, ideal for sensitive baby skin.
Processing Tip: When sewing, please be sure to use a very fine jersey needle. So you avoid run stitches / holes in this delicate knitted fabric.
Natural fiber hemp - an environmentally friendly, renewable resource and a sensible alternative to cotton!
Hemp (cannabis sativa) was once the most commonly used plant in textile production. Today, hemp fabrics are (still) rare and therefore much more expensive to produce than, for example, fabrics made of cotton, which are Life cycle assessment on the other hand, is many times better.The hemp plant is a Soil conditioner and low water consumer, the up to 2m long roots get their water needs from the soil.Hemp plants are inherently insensitive to insects and diseases, so the cultivation requires no use of pesticides. Herbicides against weeds are also unnecessary, because hemp grows very quickly. In addition, hemp for its rapid growth requires significantly less water than cotton plants, for example.
Special properties of hemp fiber:
- Hemp fibers are robust and durable
- Hemp fibers are very skin-friendly, which is why hemp fabrics are particularly suitable for people with sensitive skin.
- Hemp absorbs moisture very well and also releases it excellently.
- Hemp has a temperature balancing effect. The fibers warm well in winter and have a cool effect on the skin in summer.
Further product details
|Material||55% hemp + 45% organic cotton|
|Type of fabric||Single Jersey|
|Width||ca. 160 cm|
|Weight (m²)||approx. 170 g/m²|
|Shrinkage value||approx. 6-7%|
|Drying||do not use a dryer|