Sari silk ribbon yarn, block printed silk. Leopard print.
These sari silk ribbon skeins have been made from recycled hand block printed silk fabric and made into a ribbon yarn. This one has a leopard print. Block printing in India is a traditional craft using handcut wooden blocks.
Beautiful hand cut strips of sari silk fabric made into a recycled ribbon yarn. Handmade from waste silk destined for landfill. The depth of colour in each of these skeins are stunning.
Suitable as a knitting ribbon, crochet ribbon, weaving, rug hooking, wall hangings and fibre arts.
By purchasing these yarns you are supporting fair trade, happy working conditions and the continuation of ancient crafts in rural villages giving underprivileged families work within their own homes.
See 'Our Yarn Journey' for more info on the craftspeople and women's co-ops who produce these yarns.
Each large 100g skein is approx 55 yards.
Handwash with light detergent. Lie flat to dry.