Yarn of the Month - April - Darn Good Yarn

Yarn of the Month - April

Written by Kate Curry

April Update

Are you a part of the Yarn of the Month Club®  community? 

If not, here's what you're missing out on this month! 😏

This month's yarn is our Sparkle Lace Weight Silk Yarn in Pastel Dreams. 

This lace weight yarn is best used for lightweight projects like wraps, shawls, and cardigans. It can also be used for needlepoint, embroidery, weaving, yarn painting, and delicate lace work. Our artisans hand dye each skein and weave in the sparkle to make this delicate yarn shimmer.

Yarn Features

  • Length: 300 yards
  • Yarn Weight: 0 - Lace/Fingering, 50g
  • Yarn Material: Recycled Silk
  • Needle Size: 000-1 (1.5 - 2.25mm)
  • Hook Size: B - 1 (2.25mm)
  • Gauge: K 33-40 sts/4", Double C 28-32 sts/4"
  • Physical Quality: Soft and Silky!
  • How to clean: Dry Clean
  • Best for: Knitting, Crocheting, Needlepoint, Embroidery, Tatting, Weaving - Check out our Lace Weight Silk Shawl Kit and Silk Waves Crochet Shawl Kit
  • A hand is sprinkling powdered dye onto a section of undyed handmade sari silk lace weight yarn.
    Yarn can be dyed by dipping, pouring, or sprinkling liquid or powdered dye onto the fiber


    Our yarn expert, Alyssa has the perfect pattern suggestion for this month: 

    This pattern has both knit and crochet options- it is intermediate level, so we hope you’ve been practicing your fiber skills! For our Yarn of the Month Club Members, don't forget to use the code APRILPATTERN at checkout to get your free pattern! 

    Not loving that pattern? Here are some other patterns that you can use with your April yarn!

    Not in the club? Join us!

    Our monthly Yarn of the Month Club® supports hundreds of artisans by providing safe and sustainable employment. Each month comes with a skein of premium handmade yarn, a colorful insert, and two coupon codes. One coupon code for your free pattern and another coupon code for 35% off any non-subscription DGY purchase! You also get club-only exclusive and discounted products that you can add onto your monthly shipments.

    Need More Info?

    Love the yarn? Here's our other available colorways!

    Meet the Author

    Profile picture of the author, Kate Curry, wearing a dark red Nanda Poncho sitting on concrete stairs in front of brick wall.

    Kate has been on the Darn Good Yarn team since 2018.

    They have their degree in Creative Art Therapy & Psychology - and like crafting and animals a little too much.