2/70 Natural Tussah Silk Yarn

Yarn line #141

Color: 0020
vendor color: TUSSAH
Yarn 1410020S  color 0020
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Stock: 6
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2/70 Natural Tussah Silk Yarn details:
• Fiber content: 100% silk
• Gauge is K: N/A C: 8-10.5 stitches/in on sz sz Steel 6-8 or B-4
• Lace
• Wraps/inch (wpi) 110
• Weaving tabby sett 65
• Weaving twill sett 85
• Yardage: 17000 yards/lb

  •    • 3700 yards/3.5 oz hank

2/70 Natural Tussah Silk Yarn description:

Silk yarn's natural luster is brought out anew with each washing. It is the strongest of all the natural fibers by weight, and its ability to breathe; in clothing fabric - to keep you warm when it's cold, cool when it's warm - is unrivaled. Whatever you make with silk yarn will be very special indeed, treasured for a long time to come. Keep in mind when using silk that it has almost no elasticity and minimal shrinkage. It will not full or bloom in finishing. In weaving, your warp sett should reflect this and be closer than for wool. Blend with worsted wools, such as Merinos. In knitting the luster is lovely, but the inelasticity can be a challenge. To control the trait, choose textured stitches, and patterns which feature hems, picot or crocheted edges rather than ribs. Natural silks are ideal for dyeing with Country Classic or Wash-fast Acid Dyes.

Care - Finish by dry cleaning or hand washing and, if desired, pressing while barely damp.

Color: 0010
vendor color: SPUN SILK WHITE
Yarn 1410010S  color 0010
Stock: 4

Color: 0020
vendor color: TUSSAH
Yarn 1410020S  color 0020
Stock: 6