The fine, impressively marled surface characterizes this 100% tussah silk yarn. Tussah silk is know for its strength and rich golden hue, and is humanely harvested from wild silk moths. Tussah Tweed comes in many beautiful colors, and it is a very versatile yarn.
Suitable for hand knitting, machine knitting, weaving, embroidery and lace. When blocking, always use a detergent suitable for silks and/or use a little vinegar in rinse water.
100% tussah silk
273 yards (250 meters) / 50 gm hank
US 1-3 (2.25-3 mm) / 32sts = 4” (10 cm)
Light Fingering or Heavy Lace