Sari silk ribbon, ASH, recycled yarn lovingly produced in India.
New batch of dip dyed ash coloured sari silk ribbon yarn. Please note each skein is unique due to its handmade nature.
Beautiful handcut strips of sari silk fabric made into fabulous ribbon yarn. Handmade from waste silk destined for landfill. They are suitable for knitting as a knitting ribbon, crochet ribbon, 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 eyelashes sari silk ribbon and sew end to end to form a continuous yarn. Each piece of sari silk, each skein of ribbon yarn has it's own personality with a uniqueness that is peerless.
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 55 yards.
Handwash with light detergent. Lie flat to dry.