Sari silk, remnants of Indian silk fabric all patterned with floral print and more.
Multicoloured and patterned silk remnants from sari manufacturing and scarf manufacturing in India. All made from waste silk. Floral patterns, beautiful delicate prints in a wealth of colour.
imagine this silk going to landfill!
Sari silk ribbon is a craft ribbon made from recycled sari silk fabric. Unique recycled silk ribbon yarn. This craft ribbon is suitable for knitting, crochet, weaving, basket making, jewellery making and arts and crafts. These sari silk ribbon yarns are produced by women's co-ops and families that we work directly with in Northern India. The waste silk fabric is torn by hand and then sewn end to end using a winder sewing machine.
Each piece of sari silk, each skein of ribbon yarn has its own personality with an identity that is peerless. We strive to provide the best quality sari silk ribbon from the best quality of sari silk fabric waste that is available to us with a magical colour spectrum for all your creative endeavours. Whether you are a knitter, whether you crochet, weave, produce textile art and make jewellery this yarn will inspire you. It is also a great chunky yarn for rug hooking!
By purchasing these yarns you are supporting fair trade, happy working conditions and the continuation of ancient crafts in rural villages.
Magical art yarns, magical people. See 'Our Yarn Journey' for more info on the craftspeople and women's co-ops who produce these yarns and how they are produced.
Each 100g skein is approx 50 yards.
Handwash with light detergent. Lie flat to dry.