Sari silk ribbon, slate grey, very wide strips, pure raw silk ribbon with chartreuse and burnt orange.
These grey/kelp sari silk ribbon yarns have mixed trips of chartreuse and burnt orange, bronze,and copper tones of silk thoughout each skein. Beautiful quality of raw silk with extra wide strips. Handmade from waste silk destined for landfill. These silk ribbon yarns are suitable for knitting, crochet weaving, rug hooking, wall hangings and fibre arts.
Our sari silk ribbon has been handmade by a group of women we support in rural India. The artisans hand tear strips of sari silk and sew them to end to form a continuous yarn. Each piece of sari silk, each skein of ribbon yarn has it's own personality. Each skein unique.
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.
Magical, sparkling art yarns, magical people. See 'Our Yarn Journey' for more info on the craftspeople and women's co-ops who produce these yarns.
Each 100g skein is approx 50 yards.
Handwash with light detergent. Lie flat to dry.