Sari silk yarn, maroon eyelash, iridescent, unique craft ribbon.
Recycled sari silk ribbon in a beautiful maroon shade with other colours in each skein. Each of these skeins are unique as they are made from waste silk. They are magical and inspirational and made in very rural deprived areas of India by women I work directly with. .The colours are so effervescent. Rich and wide strips of sari silk ribbon yarn with that unique eyelash effect edging and iridescent strips of sari silk in each skein.
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. We strive to provide the best quality sari silk ribbon from the best quality of sari silk fabric 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. You can just imagine the sari silk fabric this ribbon yarn evolved from!
By purchasing these yarns you are supporting fair trade, happy working conditions and the continuation of ancient crafts in rural villages.
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.