TUSSAH TWEED is a beautiful and soft silk thread full of fine colour speckles which give it a characteristic feel and look. The Tussah silk is obtained from the cocoons of wild butterflies. This silk, although fine and soft, is very resistant, which makes it very suitable for all kinds of projects from shawls to clothes like summer tops, jackets or pullovers.
Composition: 100% wild Tussah silk
Weight/yardage: skeins of 50 g, approx. 250 m (273 yards)
Needles: 2,5 mm to 3 mm (UK from 11 to 13, US 1 to 3)