non superwash merino and silk

£21.00

50% non superwash merino and 50%silk
Heavier, shiny and very soft yarn.
4ply or sock weight yarn
100g with 400m
with 3mm needles 10cm/4in = 36rows/29sts

Dyed with plants, flowers, plants extract and insects

Care of natural dyed textiles

Naturally dyed textiles are unique products and, like any fine textile, should receive hand washing or gentle machine washing in cool water, follow by line drying.
Careful cleaning will make a textile (and dyed) last longer. Some dyes are specially sensitive to changes in pH. Mordant and some dyes are sensitive to some dry-cleaning fluids or to the use of strong alkaline soaps. Only a mild, neutral detergent should be used for washing natural dyed textiles. (J. Boutrup, C. Ellis: The art and science of natural dyes)

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First picture showing Hana jumper by Irene Lin, 250g, small size, used pink (J)

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