Jo Sharp Mulberry Silk Georgette Yarn∼
Yarn line #293
vendor color: MSG 784 Orinoco
Jo Sharp Mulberry Silk Georgette Yarn details:
• Fiber content: 75% Extrafine Merino, 25% Mulberry Silk
• Gauge is K: 6.25 stitches/in on sz 3
• Wraps/inch (wpi) 18
• Weaving tabby sett 8-10
• Weaving twill sett 12-15
• Yardage: 1645 yards/lb
- • 180 yards/50 g ball
Jo Sharp Mulberry Silk Georgette Yarn description:
Jo Sharp Mulberry Silk Georgette is an exquisitely soft and lustrous yarn made with 25% Mulberry Silk and 75% Extrafine Merino Wool. Ideal for heirloom baby items as it is extremely soft. Excellent to wear close to the skin for accessories or full garments.
Mulberry Silk is the finest, smoothest and most lustrous silk available in the market. A premium is paid for Mulberry Silk, which was first developed in China and is made from the silkworms of the Bombyx Mori Moth. The moths are kept in a controlled environment, free from noise and strong odor and are fed exclusively on Mulberry leaves. Mulberry Silk is much more consistent and refined compared to other "wild" silks which are grown from a variety of feeds, and which tend to be rougher in texture, heavier, and less lustrous.
Extrafine Merino is an especially delicate wool that feels more like cashmere and has a soft, bouncy, squishy hand.
This fine knitting yarn is naturally stretchy so garments hold their shape nicely and the weight and fiber blend make it ideally suited to any season. The fine springy twist makes for excellent stitch definition.
Care: Hand wash in cool water and gently block flat to dry.
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