Kuso or Okuso is waste or garbage. In this case, it refers to the waste created in the production of hemp yarn: this kimono was woven from the detritus and crude materials left over from hemp yarn making. This waste, or okuso, was spun into yarn and woven by rural people to make their garments. Most likely the better quality yarn they created from hemp plants was sold to those that could afford it, probably urbanites.
Macrame is so hot right now and we’re totally addicted. There’s some fantastic macrame kits out there, but to get started why not grab any yarn, string, thick thread or twine you have lying around and try some of these! <3
handspun hemp from Nepal
I hand crocheted this kufi with blue hemp yarn...it is made for those of you who prefer their beanies skull cap style measuring 7 long and only just covering your ears- this will fit (or stretch to fit) most average size heads (20-23 in circumference)- we are happy to make you a custom size (at no extra cost!). 7= 17.78 centimeters long 20-23= 50.80- 58.42 centimeters in circumference this hat was made with care, attention to detail and nice quality hemp yarn which will keep you c...