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silk 60/2nm silk 60/2nm
£6.25
In stock
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…
silk 30/2nm silk 30/2nm
£6.25
In stock
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…
silk 210/2nm silk 210/2nm
£4.00
In stock
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 silk plied reeled 450den
£4.25
In stock
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.
aleena silk 20/2nm 4ply aleena silk 20/2nm 4ply
£17.00
41 in stock
8wpcm / 20wpi 100g approx.
como silk 4.5nm como silk 4.5nm
£6.75
In stock
25gms - 80m 100gms -350m 10wpcm / 25wpi
maharaja silk 15/3nm 3ply maharaja silk 15/3nm 3ply
£16.00
23 in stock
13wpcm / 33wpi 100g approx.
sari ribbon sari ribbon
£7.00
1 in stock
Narrow strips of woven sari silk fabric Colours, fabric type and thickness vary Varied colours are joined with knots
sari silk yarn sari silk yarn
£7.00
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).
silk 100/2ne silk 100/2ne
£6.75
14 in stock
65wpcm / 132wpi 25gms - 1250m 100gms - 5000m
silk 120/2nm silk 120/2nm
£5.85
51 in stock
70wpcm / 160 wpi 25gms -1500m 100gms - 6000m
silk 120/4nm silk 120/4nm
£5.85
43 in stock
35wpcm / 80wpi 25g - 750m 100g - 3000m
silk 140/2nm silk 140/2nm
£6.75
16 in stock
50wpcm / 127wpi 25gms - 1750m 100gms - 7000m
silk 16/2nm silk 16/2nm
£6.75
11 in stock
12wpcm / 31wpi 25gms - 200m 100gms - 800m
silk 2.5/1nm silk 2.5/1nm
£6.75
7 in stock
winding Lengths 25g = 63m 100g = 250m

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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.
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.
8wpcm / 20wpi 100g approx.
25gms - 80m 100gms -350m 10wpcm / 25wpi
13wpcm / 33wpi 100g approx.
Narrow strips of woven sari silk fabric Colours, fabric type and thickness vary Varied colours are joined with knots
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).
65wpcm / 132wpi 25gms - 1250m 100gms - 5000m
70wpcm / 160 wpi 25gms -1500m 100gms - 6000m
35wpcm / 80wpi 25g - 750m 100g - 3000m
50wpcm / 127wpi 25gms - 1750m 100gms - 7000m
12wpcm / 31wpi 25gms - 200m 100gms - 800m
winding Lengths 25g = 63m 100g = 250m