30,000 m/kg /14,880 yds/lb 25gms - 660m 100gms - 3000m 32 wpc/82 wpi Typical setts:16 epcm/ 40-44 epi for plain weave 20-24 epcm/ 60 epi for twill A lustrous lightweight spun silk, suitable for scarves, fabric for clothing, and collapse weaves, available in an extensive range of repeatable colours. We have an extensive range of repeatable colours, some dyed especially for us. As with any yarn, the…
15,000 m/kg / 7,440 yds/lb 25gms - 375m 100gms - 1500m 19wpc / 48wpi 30/2 silk is, for many hand weavers, the preferred weight of silk for a scarf. The Handweavers Studio now has a palette of twenty repeatable colours, sourced especially for us. As with all yarns, the exact shade can vary slightly between dye lots, so if colour consistency is important for your project make sure you buy enough at…
105,000 m/kg / 54,100 yds/lb 120wpcm / 300wpi 10gms - 1050m 25gms - 2625m This spun silk is certainly very fine, but if you use two or three strands of different colours together you can achieve lovely richness. Or if you want to weave furrowed fabrics, it works well with the 60/2 nm silk.
silk plied reeled 450den
22wpcm / 50wpi 10gms approx. - 180m 25gms approx. - 750m This is an extremely strong lustrous silk due to being reeled, however it has a higher twist than tram silk, making it suitable for warp as well as weft. The colour range was chosen for their suitability for use with popular weaving techniques that show an iridescence when the cloth moves.
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Narrow strips of woven sari silk fabric Colours, fabric type and thickness vary Varied colours are joined with knots
sari silk yarn
8 in stock
100% Pure Silk HANDSPUN in India Colours and thickness vary 100gms approx. Spun from fine silk fibres left over from the sari weaving production as loom waste. These various colourful threads are collected, cleaned manually and then handspun using a drop spindle (takli) or a spinning wheel (charka).