You’ve probably heard all about silk, but do you know what makes it so special? Silk is a type of natural protein fiber made by silk worms. Silk has a vibrant history as it is one of the oldest commercially made fibers. When dyed, silk takes color quickly and easily. You can use any dye you would use for wool or other animal fiber to dye silk. It has a subtle luster like gold, and a soft hand, with excellent drape. All of these...
Our ASPERITAS yarn
is a unique blend of 50% recycled wool and 50% tencel. The sustainable, recycled wool takes dye easily, while the plant-based tencel requires a different dye process to absorb any color. This means that once ASPERITAS is dyed, it has a heather appearance, because the wool in the blend absorbs the dye, while
the tencel does not. It’s a thrill to be able to achieve this rustic appearance in a yarn simply by dyeing it a semi solid color.
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