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Handspun Newspaper Yarn

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Its wonderful idea to up-cycle paper that we use everyday, turning it into a different product to give it a new life. Handspun newspaper yarn is made by the women residing countryside, using old newspaper and the drop spindle. You can use the yarn to make several weaving, knitting or crochet projects.

This newspaper yarn is made from Indian newspapers by a women’s co-op, this marvelous trade enables them to support their families while finding a new and inventive way to recycle waste. If you want something a little out of the ordinary from an ethical source, this yarn makes an excellent choice. This is purely a recycled paper yarn

The newspaper yarn is hand twisted from recycled newspapers.
Each hank is uniquely different.
Width: approximately 2 - 4mm wide
Material: 100% recycled newspaper yarn
Quantity: Over 40 meters in 100g hank (sold by weight & not by length)
Gauge stitches per inch: 4-5
Needle size: 4.5-5.5mm
Care: Do not wash

It will be in Hanks
Used for Basketmaking, Weaving, Fibre Arts and many other disciplines, limited only by your imagination.