0 items / $0.00

Circe

$35.00 Sold out

Image of Circe
  • Image of Circe
  • Image of Circe
  • Image of Circe
  • Image of Circe

SILK SKEINS ARE HERE! It’s been years since I have dyed 100% silk skeins and I am having so much fun with these! I forgot how different they are from wool! They have ZERO stretch - keep that in mind if you make a garment. The yardage from my supplier says they are +/- 437 yards, but when I measured one skein (using just an Amish swift...nothing 100% accurate), I got +/- 394 yards. I am listing them as around 400 yards.

While dyeing silk, I quickly learned silk yarn prefers to be dyed in two-three tone tonals. These are golden yellow/orange, teal, and blended green.

Color(s): rusty orange/gold, teal, some white possible
Fiber(s): 100% tussah silk
Weight: sock/fingering, 2-ply
Length/yardage: +/- 400 yards, 100g
Care instructions: hand wash with delicate detergent (do NOT bleach, bleach destroys silk), lay flat or hang to dry.

NOTE: Most tap water has a higher than desirable (for hand-dyed wool) Ph level. You can neutralize this by simply adding 2 tablespoons, per gallon of water, of white vinegar to your wash water. That will neutralize the Ph levels and help maintain the vibrate colors.