Naturally dyed cotton GIMA. Gima means to "fake linen" in Japanese. It feels like linen, but does soften up greatly as soon as you handle or wash it. Only 2-4 balls of this yarn will make a whole garment. Good warp yarn also. Kakishibu is a persimmon extract dye, which darkens as it ages.
unit size: 1/2 oz.
content: 100% cotton
yardage: 132 yds.
suggested epi for weaving: 12-15
suggested needle size for knitting: us no. 1-3