Banana / Tencel Yarn 12/2nm

£60.00

Blending the softness and drape of Lenzig TENCEL™ with leaf banana fibre, this yarn is a joy to dye and work with. I love bast and leaf ‘bast’ fibres, and like to temper them with a softer and more workable fibre – the result here is lovely. Lenzig TENCEL™ has serious eco credentials and banana fibre is spun from the long fibres from banana leaves. As banana plants age and are thinned out, the leaves are left and often burned as agricultural waste. This lets us make a beautiful yarn, without needing additional land use to produce it.

This yarn went out to several testers through the design process and the feedback was love! It soaks up dye work, and soft and lush, with the beautiful drape of a bast fibre.

This yarn comes on 450g cones.

For more details see the Additional Information tab.

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Blending the softness and drape of Lenzig TENCEL™ with leaf banana fibre, this yarn is a joy to dye and work with. I love bast and leaf ‘bast’ fibres, and like to temper them with a softer and more workable fibre – the result here is lovely. Lenzig TENCEL™ has serious eco credentials and banana fibre is spun from the long fibres from banana leaves. As banana plants age and are thinned out, the leaves are left and often burned as agricultural waste. This lets us make a beautiful yarn, without needing additional land use to produce it.

This yarn went out to several testers through the design process and the feedback was love! It soaks up dye work, and soft and lush, with the beautiful drape of a bast fibre.

This yarn comes on 450g cones.

For more details see the Additional Information tab.

Additional information

Weight 450 g
Yarn name

Leaf Banana / Tencel 12/2nm

Fibre content

50% Lenzig TENCEL™ / 50% banana leaf fibre

Yarn count nm

12/2nm

Yarn count ne

7/2ne

m/kg

6000m/kg

Yards per pound

2980ypp

Weight

450g cone

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