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Naturally Dyed Paper/Raw Silk

$14.95
Naturally Dyed Paper/Raw Silk

Naturally Dyed Paper/Raw Silk

$14.95
description

Very unique paper yarn made from linen. For an additional strength, a few strands of almost invisible raw silk is wrapped around it. This is the truly natural indigo dyed yarn. Due to the nature of the indigo dye (indigo basically only lies on the surface of the yarn.), the colour tends to bleed for a while, but it will settle down and settle down to an even better blue by aging. Works as a warp yarn for weavers. The knitted fabric from this yarn feels like cotton, but not. Very unusual. The yarn is completely washable! Will not go naked in rain if you are worried about that...

unit size: 0.5 oz.
content: 100% linen with raw silk wrap
yardage: 140 yds.
weight: fingering / novelty
suggested epi for weaving: 12-15
suggested needle size for knitting: us no. 2-5