Hemp Traders has unveiled hemp knit fabrics for Americans – the first time since hemp prohibition that American made hemp fabrics are available to people◁▽◇=. The fabrics will be produced and dyed in Los Angeles☆•◆△. Three types of fabric are being produced – Jersey for t-shirts▪☆◆◇▼, French Terry for sweatshirts and sweatpants△◁▷, and Rib Knit for accessories and apparel★◆○.
The first fabric has already been made available while another set of eight would be available within the next two weeks▷◆○▪.
"△=;Many customers want hemp textiles that are made in America▼□•□=,"●•▼; said Hemp Traders president and industry veteran Lawrence Serbin●▲. "□○▷;This is the first step in bringing the entire process back home•□. Not only does this help the American hemp industry to position hemp textiles for a larger share of the market and make hemp products more available▷▼●□●; it does it at a cheaper price than the same Chinese imports◁▪."☆△•;
The company★▼•, which was founded in 1994☆▷=, will start by making three types of fabric☆▪▽◇. Jersey which is used for t-shirts■▼◇△●, French Terry which is for sweatshirts and sweatpants□-▼,uprecycled fabric and Rib Knit which is used for accessories and apparel★•…▷.
"=-▽…•;While we currently still need to import hemp yarns from China since the machines literally don'◇■◆;t exist in the US△•▪,"▪■▲; continued Serbin▼▪•□,PRODUCTS. "▷●▲○;this is a huge step towards building the market■…-○△. The demand already exists○•○•. We are currently working with farmers and processors to bring decortication…■◁, processing◁△, and spinning facilities online…▼. The ultimate goal is to perform the entire process in the United States utilising 100 per cent American grown hemp••○. "☆-◇;