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(Part 3/4) Making and Epic Sweatshirt: Take Bamboo, and Make it Crazy Comfortable

(Part 3/4) Making and Epic Sweatshirt: Take Bamboo, and Make it Crazy Comfortable

In short,

  • Bamboo is harvest and then treated mechanically (NOT chemically) by crushing the leaves and soft inner pith.
  • Crushed pieces are soaked in the solution for a few hours before being forced through a spinnerette creating a material more similar to cotton wool that can be knit into fabric.
  • The bamboo fibre is then mixed with organic cotton to aid in durability.
  • The finished yarn is shipped directly to Canada where it is knit, dyed, cut and sewn.

(Part 1/4) Making an Epic Sweatshirt: Why Bamboo?

(Part 1/4) Making an Epic Sweatshirt: Why Bamboo?

Why use bamboo fibre as an alternative to plastic derived fabrics such as polyester, acrylic, and nylon?