WOOL SILK is a fine and exquisite yarn that combines the exclusive qualities of silk with the elasticity and warmth of organic wool. Ideal for all types of projects like summer or spring sweaters, jackets, shawls, scarves and other accessories. Perfect for lace projects and for spring and autumn projects. This wool is certified Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). Organic wool is from sheep that have been fed with grass lacking fertilizers or pesticides. All their food is natural and also the use of drugs in these animals is totally controlled. The entire chain from grass to spinning, dyeing and subsequent storage is certified to ensure high quality product respecting the need for environmental sustainability. This certification guarantees that the wool is tested and controlled at all stages of processing and is free of harmful substances. The use of organic wool for woven garments reduces the risk of allergies and irritations due to be free of chemicals; it is a respect for animals and the environment in general. Being free from chemical residues its softness, elasticity and its thermal qualities remains intact. Especially suitable for sensitive skins or for babies.
Composition: 75% organic wool, 25% mulberry silk
Weight and footage: 50g.hank, approx. 300m (328 yards)
Needles: 3-4mm (UK: 8 / US 6)
Tension: 10cm = 26st