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. Our 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.
Yarn weight: Light Fingering Hank weight: 50g
Fibre: 100% Tussah Silk
Length: 250 m /273 yds per 50 g hank
Tension / Gauge: 24 sts over 10 cm / 4 in
Needle size: 2.25 mm – 3.0 mm/US 1-3
Care: Hand wash cool, dry flat.
More About BC Garn
BC Garn, a family owned Danish yarn company, was founded in 1972 as Væveværkstedet i Barrit. Their initial focus on high-quality weaving yarns has evolved into a line of luxury organic and ecologically minded hand knitting yarns, offered at an affordable and competitive price.
BC Garn is known for quality yarns, and many are certified by the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) - the highest international standard for organic fiber production.