Yarn of the Month | August 2022 - Darn Good Yarn

Yarn of the Month | August 2022

Written by Kate Curry

August 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 Worsted Weight Silk Yarn in Phoenix Rising. 

The Sparkle Worsted Weight Silk Yarn is an amazing, soft yarn in bold colorways. It's extremely versatile and would work well for many knit, crochet, and weaving projects, such as sweaters, beanies, hats, throws, and more!

Yarn Features

  • Length/Weight: 75 yards/ 50 grams 
  • Yarn Weight: 4 - Medium
  • Yarn Material: Recycled Silk 
  • Needle Size: US 7-9 (4.5 - 5.5mm)
  • Hook Size: US I/9-K/10.5 (5.5 - 6.5mm)
  • Gauge: K- 16-20 /4", C- 11-14 /4"
  • Physical Quality: Soft and Sparkly!
  • How to clean: Dry Clean
  • Best for:  Knitting, Crocheting, Needlepoint, Embroidery, Tatting
Three Indian women wearing brightly colored saris are standing outside their warehouse by a tall tree. They're smiling at the camera, and each woman is holding a basket with bright orange-red yarn.


When you're looking for your FREE pattern for your yarn of the month subscription, don't forget to use the code AUGUST22PATTERN at checkout to get your pattern for free!

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.