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Soybean Top - 1, 2 or 4 oz

SKU c-soybean-nat-01
Original price $2.85 USD - Original price $9.20 USD
Original price
$2.85 USD
$2.85 USD - $9.20 USD
Current price $2.85 USD
Availability:
19 in stock, ready to be shipped
Availability:
9 in stock, ready to be shipped
Availability:
Only 4 left!
Size: 1 oz

Soybean Top

Soybean Top fiber was invented in 1937 by Henry Ford and was called soy wool. This unique fiber was used in car upholstery at that time, but the fiber became victim to the second world war and also the advent of new man-made fibers, which were cheaper to produce. The fiber was re-invented in 1998 and promoted as an eco-fiber in 2000. The fiber is complementary in blends with other fibers and is not generally used on its own. In blends with wool it improves hang and drape qualities, giving a superior luster to the product and helping to reduce rubbing/pilling. It is possible to use the fiber 100% in yarns.

Absorption properties are similar to cotton and so the fiber feels cool. Its ventilation is superior to that of cotton with a silk-like appearance. The fiber is anti-ultraviolet and therefore, retains dyed colors well and is superior to viscose and silk in this respect. It is stronger than wool, cotton and silk but not polyester. Main producer today is China.

Fiber: Soybean
Top/Roving Length: 4 meters per 100g
Top/Roving Width: 1 inch

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Guadalupe
I have yet to spin with this. The packagin...

I have yet to spin with this. The packaging and speed at which it was shipped are excellent, the fiber itself will need to be blended for me to work with it as it's VERY slippery. I'm eager to try it though.

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Ruthe
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Mari Kautzer
very happy with my purchase! Arrived fairl...

very happy with my purchase! Arrived fairly quick and I can't wait to start using my new fiber :)

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Haley Kertzmann
So soft! Color has a hint of a peachy tan...

So soft! Color has a hint of a peachy tan undertone in person.

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Liliana Ullrich
SO SOFT. I love it.

SO SOFT. I love it.

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