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100% SOFT SPUN SILK  
Lotus ICELANDIC SILK and
Makalu Yarns ICELANDIC SILK HANDPAINT
spun in China,
handpainted in Canada
natural

This monofilament, soft spun silk yarn is uniform in shape, elastic, shiny, super soft, and is slightly twisted for better pilling resistance. It drapes exceptionally well and is not crunchy (tightly twisted, plied spun silks are crunchy to the touch). All silks are extremely versatile - they are warm in winter and cool in summer. Please be advised: Very gentle hand wash is recommended to avoid pilling. Please find care instructions below. Knit spun silk tight. * Handpaints are crafted in Canada by Makalu Yarns' dye artist.

Note: Since Mulberry silk fiber is very elastic, be aware that when it is knitted into a garment, it can lose its shape and stretch out. However, the fabric will come back when blocked. Knit silk tight. - Reference: E. Eskensen, "Silk Knits"

* Similar yarn: Maharashtra Silk, Silk Yarn

FIBRE: 100% Soft Spun Mulberry Silk
YARN WEIGHT: Heavy Worsted/Aran
TENSION: 16 sts / 20 rows
NEEDLES: knit tight on 4 mm (US No.6)
LENGTH: approx. 142 m / 157 yds
HANK WEIGHT: 100g (3.5oz)
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Price (CAD): $39.99 / each
IN STOCK: Natural White (30 hanks), 06 Sapphire Hand-dyed (1 hank)

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Spun Silk Garment Care: Soak your silk garment 1-2 hours in the sink with lavender wash or any other woolwash "no rinse". Do not agitate as this can cause pilling. Before lifting the garment out, drain the sink, and very gently squeeze the garment to remove excess water using a towel or a piece of cotton cloth. Dry flat on a towel, pulling the garment into correct shape. Store silk knitwear flat in a storage bags for extra protection against pilling and stretching. Do not hang silk knitwear on hangers. Iron with a damp cloth, press lightly just to steam the garment.

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Pullover, Anny Blatt SEA GREEN PULLOVER © Anny Blatt, IREN FASHION Magazine № No. 3, 2012 Yarn: Anny Blatt Victoria.
Natural White
* 30 hanks
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(Semi-solid)
* 1 hank

 

 

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