Cattail Silk

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Cattail Silk

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Spun and dyed in Japan, Cattail Silk has a soft shine, a wonderfully earthy texture, and a casual spin speckled by little nubs of color. We love its self assurance and offhand elegance, its warm and welcome attitude. In thirty-six beautiful colors, each named from Japan's list of traditional, time-honored colors, Cattail Silk's palette is as subtle as the yarn itself. It knits up in a range from sport to fingering weight, and at over 600 yards per skein, you’ll hardly ever need more than a few! Please note that a few of these colors may run a little bit. If you're knitting a darker color with a lighter one, please consider setting the darker yarn's dye to prevent bleeding. Check out our Re-fixing Dye Tutorial for tips on how!

  • Content

    100% silk

  • Weight

    100 grams (3.5 ounces)

  • Length

    Approximately 618 yards (565 meters)

  • Gauge

    6 - 7.5 stitches per inch, fingering weight

  • Suggested Knitting Needle

    US 2 - 5 (2.75 - 3.75 mm)

  • Suggested Crochet Hook

    C - F (2.75 - 3.75 mm)

  • Recommended Care

    Machine wash cold, tumble dry low