Fiber

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Uses for Dryer Lint

Ways to use the lint from the dryer and reduce your waste st
Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 6:49 PM

An interesting exploration of how to use that big ball of dryer lint. 

http://baconandeggs-scifichick.blogspot.com/2013/04/dryer-lint-outside-b...

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Nettle Cordage Tutorial

Bushcraft rope making
Monday, March 25, 2013, 12:46 PM

A great introduction to the bushcraft skill of using the stem fibers of the nettle plant to make natural cordage.

http://www.naturessecretlarder.co.uk/bushcraft-tutorials/nettle-corgage-tutorial_1.htm

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Use a Bicycle Wheel to Unravel Old Sweaters Back into Yarn

Recycle those old sweaters into new items
Friday, November 23, 2012, 1:29 PM

An interesting way to reclaim the fiber and yarn from old sweaters to re-purpose them into new products.  I do need a new pair of mittens. 

http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/bicycle-sweaters-yarn-unravel.html