Hemp is very soft and contains natural oils making it very flexible and resilient. It hold knots well and is about 3 times stronger than fibers such as jute. Hemp is not negatively affected by water and will not stretch more than 3%. This is a natural fiber which is used like jute but has a smoother texture and finer quality. This package contains 4 soft pastel colours that are perfect for summer jewelry designs. This set has a total of 120ft - 30ft of each colour!