Fibre Content: 100% Reeled Silk
Yardage: ~400m per 100g
Metric Count: 8’s NM / Denier: 20-22
YarnWeight: SportWeight/Light Double Knit
This yarn is made of 8 plies of reeled mulberry silk spun together. (The plies are made from threads reeled direct from the cocoon)
It feels loose, light & airy, with a slightly rough hand as the yarn is minimally processed. It has a very organic feel as the yarn isn”t smooth & so it catches the light in such a way that the yarn shimmers.
Ideal for lace hand knitting (such as our very own Hester & Esther or the Left over Laceweight Fern shawl) and crocheting projects as well as being very usable in cross-stitch and fine embroidery projects as the plies easily separate to form very fine threads.
Recommended needle/hook ~3mm