2/5 Natural Silk Yarn

Yarn line #145

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80 yd mini cone
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3.5 oz hank
Stock: 44
  • Pricing 80 yd mini cone:
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  • $22.00, 1+
  • • $18.75, 8+
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  • Pricing 3.5 oz hank :
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  • $41.35, 1+
  • • $36.40, 5+
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2/5 Natural Silk Yarn details:
• Fiber content: 100% Silk
• Gauge is K: 5-7 on sz 3-5 C: 4-5 stitches/in on sz E-4 to 7
• Fine
• Wraps/inch (wpi) 18
• Weaving tabby sett 10
• Weaving twill sett 12
• Yardage: 1188 yards/lb

  •    • 80 yards/80 yd mini cone
  •    • 260 yards/3.5 oz hank

2/5 Natural 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 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.