Silk and Silk blends
Tussah Silk Nm 20/2, ca 10'000m/kg
is a beautiful, soft and lustrous yarn, available in more than 40 different colours plus natural. Available on ca 100 grm spools, all of which are usually in stock
Mainly used as warp and/or weft for weaving scarves and shawls, jacket material as well as luxurious curtain material but not for windows that are exposed to full sunlight. Sett depending on weave structure and pattern between 22 and 30 ends per inch.
Also used by hand and machine knitters.
Price NZ $ 41 per 100 gram spools
Schappe (Mulberry) Silk Nm 120/2x4, ca 15'000m/kg
This is a high lustre, soft yarn, available in over 40 different colours plus natural. Mainly used for weaving but can also be used as an embroidery thread or machine knitting yarn and is available on ca 100gr spools.
For weaving use as warp and/or weft for scarves, shawls, clothing and decorative material etc. Sett between 24 and 40 epi, depending on weave structure and pattern. Usually all colours in stock.
Price: NZ$ 52 per 100 grams
this yarn is also available on 10 gram spools especially for embroiderers
at a price of $ 10 each
Mulberry Silk Nm 60/2, ca 30'000m/kg
this is a wonderful, high lustre, very fine silk yarn, available in 30 different colours. Length ca 30'000 m/kg, available on ca 100 gram cones. All colours usually in stock
Used as warp and/or weft for luxury scarves and shawls as well as clothing material.
Sett at 48 - 60 epi depending on weave structure and pattern.
For a heavier fabric with a wider sett you can easily double the thread
Price: NZ$ 39 per 100 grams
this yarn is also available on 10gram spools especially for
embroiderers at a price of $ 6 per spool
Linen/Silk Blend 50/50 Nm 60/2, ca 30'000m/kg
available in off white only and only as long as stock lasts
Price: NZ$ 15 per 100 gram cone
Cashmere/Silk blend 65/35 Nm 60/2/3, ca 10'000m/kg
available in natural only
Am excited to have managed to get some more of this beautiful yarn
Price: NZ$ 38 per 100 gram cones
Ramie/Silk blend 60/40 Nm 85/2, ca 42'000m/kg
available in natural (off white) and light blue only
Price: NZ$ 18 per 100 gram cone