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Eri Mill Spun Silk 2 ply


Content: 100% silk
Weight: 2 ply / Lace
Amount: 100 grams hank
Care: Hand wash

This delightfully soft 20/2 Nm silk yarn is mill spun from the naturally occurring white colour of Eri silk and is also known as Ahimsa Silk or Peace Silk. This is another special silk from Assam in India. The silkworm cocoons are collected and used AFTER the moth emerges, thus making this suitable for vegans.

Eri Silk is usually spun, not reeled as the fibres are short. It retains more air and hence have better thermal insulation properties than reeled silk. It looks like wool mixed with cotton, but has the "scrooch" and softness of silk. 

The mill spun yarn are most regular in colour and appearance when compared to the handspun silk.

Please note that the price for this listing is for a 100 grams skein. However due to the handmade nature of this yarn, each skein varies in amount - from 75 grams to 150 grams per skein. Price adjustments may be required and we will contact you if this occurs. Refunds are automatically processed. Increased pricing will require your approval.

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