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Midnight Violet Recycled Sari Silk Ribbon Yarn

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Recycled Sari Silk Ribbon Yarn is perfect for knitting, crochet, macrame, weaving and many other textile arts.  It is made from materials collected from industrial sari manufacturing mills and taken to a fair trade women's cooperative in rural India.  From there it is dyed, torn into strips and wound into skeins.

  • Weight: 100g 
  • Length: about 50 m 
  • Needle size: 15-20mm
  • Gauge (knit/crochet): 7-8/3-4 sts per 5cm
  • Handcrafted in India
  • Minimum 97% Silk 
  • Gentle hand wash
  • Price is for one skein only.  Two skeins are pictured to demonstrate the potential variations in colour.

Working with the women's cooperative gives rural women the chance to earn a fair and living wage, whilst working from home and caring for their families.  You can learn more about the cooperative here.