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DIY: Softening Plant Fibers with Coconut Oil

DIY: Softening Plant Fibers with Coconut Oil

One of the challenges with using truly sustainable plant fibers are that they are not initially soft to the touch. “Truly sustainable” meaning not using any chemicals at all in...
Nettle, the Best Alternative for Cotton

Nettle, the Best Alternative for Cotton

“But still more interesting, to my mind, is an even more common and no less reviled plant, the nettle.”     John-Paul Flintoff is a man from Britain who has learned...
Women's Nettle (Allo) Collective Update

Women's Nettle (Allo) Collective Update

Last month I traveled back to Nepal with a few members of my team to visit the women’s nettle collective where we source our beautiful knit shawls and fiber. The...

Nettle: Food, Fiber, Medicine

The amazing healing power of Nettle is available through several modalities, but did you know about its fiber?  Wild Himalayan Nettle is the purest fiber available on the market due...