Nettles are a perennial and require low levels of water and little or no pesticides. Nettle fibers are similar to linen and hemp but produce a softer, silkier fabric. Nettles show color well and when mixed with wool add lightness, minimize shrinkage, and are breathable.
||65% wool, 35% nettles
||hand wash cold, dry flat
||5 - 5½ sts/inch on US 6 (4 mm) needle