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Swiss Mountain Mulberry Tussah: 50% Mulberry Silk, 50% Tussah Silk; 200m/100g
Suggested needle size and gauge for stockinette: 4mm/US 6; 20st/4"
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Vitis by Twitchy Design
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Another amazing yarn comes to us from the silk mills of Swiss Mountain Silk. Apparently 200 years of experience spinning silk really does make a difference – the creativitiy and quality that we see in their yarns is simply inspiring, and Mulberry Tussah showcases it all. Here is a simply conceived yarn that results in an enchanting play of light and softness: mulberry silk (this is the common white silk made by allowing the silk caterpillars to feed only on mulberry leaves) is plyed with tussah silk (the wild-crafted golden hued silk created by letting the silk caterpillars feed on oak leaves). Because each is a different color and also a different length (mulberry is a much longer fiber), the silks take dye much differently and also reflect light quite differently. What we receive as yarn practically undulates with color-play and light. Not to mention that it is soft and comforting – another great “un-wool,” destined to become your constant fiber companion.
Pattern Pairing ~ Swiss Mtn Mulberry Tussah
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