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Wisconsin Hemp by Hand | Processing Hemp for Textiles Workshop
April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wisconsin Hemp by Hand: Processing Hemp for Textiles Workshop
Friday, April 15th, 2022 | 2:00–5:00pm CT | West Madison Agricultural Research Station
Join UW–Madison Professor, Marianne Fairbanks, for a hands-on workshop that will cover the processes of preparing the raw hemp into a material suitable for textiles. This will include a demonstration of braking, scutching and hackling the hemp to take it from rigid stalk to fine bast fiber that can be spun into yarn.