The fine, impressively marled surface characterizes this 100% tussah silk yarn. Tussah silk is know for its strength and rich golden hue, and is humanely harvested from wild silk moths. Tussah Tweed comes in many beautiful colors, and it is a very versatile yarn. It is an ideal choice for a lightweight summer top or a complementary shawl for cooler nights.
Suitable for hand knitting, machine knitting, weaving, embroidery and lace. When blocking, always use a detergent suitable for silks and/or use a little vinegar in rinse water.
- 100% Tussah silk
- 1.76 oz / 50 g
- 273.4 yds / 250 m
- 8 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) on US size 1.5 (2.5mm) needles