Our 100% Silk, Sari Ribbon Yarn is handmade from vintage silk saris. Whether you knit, crochet, weave, or make jewelry, this recycled yarn will be a beautiful foundation for any project.
Please note that each skein is hand dyed, so we recommend purchasing all the yarn you need for your entire project at one time, so we can make sure that all the yarn you receive is similar in shade.
Length/Weight:50 yards/100 grams Yarn Weight:6 - Super Bulky (1/4 inch thick) Yarn Material:Sari Silk Needle Size:11 and up Hook Size:L and up Gauge (knit/crochet):3-4/1-2 sts per inch Physical Quality:Varying textures and widths of ribbon, no elasticity, lovely color variety How to Clean:Hand wash cold, lay flat to dry or dry clean Best for:Knitting, Crochet, Weaving, Jewelry Making, Home Decor, Gift Wrapping, Mixed Media - Check out our Ribbon Nesting Basket Pattern, Simple Sari Cowl, Silk Hobo Purse, and our Tibet Jewels Woven Table Runner
Hi I'm Alan and I'm a man who knits and I love to knit and play with Darn Good Yarn. Now one of the things that I like about the company is it takes the things that normally would be thrown away and allows a group of people to make them sustainable and bring them into a viable product. And this is one of those viable products sari silk yarn. It's made from saris, been recycled and reused. And this one is called ultra violet which it is it's really a beautiful purple and what's cool about it is, as I unwind it or try anyway it's a couple of things that are cool about it. First of all the fact that it's reused, something that would have been in a landfill and never decomposed so here it is it's pretty durable. If you knit with this or crochet and I'm not a big crocheter, I'm a knitter if you knit with this you're gonna find it's even more durable.
Now when you work with this stuff you're gonna create, it's not going to be like regular wool or silk and it's gonna be a little bit bigger so if you've had a bigger needle and you could go anywhere from a US, I don't know maybe a 15, on up depending on what you wanted to create. So and here we have a lot of different two other colors and there are a lot of different colors that you can choose from these are kind of neat, A because of the colors and B, because what they can turn into.
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3 star rating
It is okay
It is a gorgeous color. I was slightly disappointed that the yarn broke while I knitted. There were weak parts in the yarn. Also when I washed it the dye bled. I guess I should have checked, but I wish the label said it would bleed.
I much prefer the quality of the recycled chiffon.