23 Mar '14, 10pm

The Next Generation of Fabric Hails From Hemp via @ecosalon could replace the #Koch boys Lycra a…

The Next Generation of Fabric Hails From Hemp via @ecosalon could replace the #Koch boys Lycra a…

The fibers are made from hemp stalk, which is not commonly used in apparel because of its rough texture and stiffness. The all-natural CRAiLAR process transforms the rough hemp stalk into a velvety-soft, yet strong and durable, textile fiber. The enzymes used in the process are all natural and GMO free , and the result is a fabric that is soft and supple like cotton, and has the same performance traits, so it is cool and comfortable to wear year-round. NAT claims that it is even better than cotton because it reduces shrinkage and has more tensile strength than cotton. It looks like cotton, dyes like cotton, fits the same and washes the same.

Full article: http://ecosalon.com/the-next-generation-of-fabric-hails-f...

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