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Roving Silk Hand Tie & Die Yarn (100 Grams)

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  • This yarn is spun from the roving stage of the silk manufacturing process.
  • Working with roving is a lot of fun because the projects work up so quickly and the personality of the fiber really shines through because it's so loosely spun.
  • Even if you don't need a circular needle for the pattern, you might want to use one to knit back and forth. This will take some of the weight off your wrists as you knit.
  • The yarn is uniform, smooth and has a matt finish.
  • Usage: Can be plied for knitting, crocheting, spinning, sewing, embroidery, jewellery making, crafting, art and unlimited ways of usage- unleash your imagination!

Product Information

Technical Details

Quantity in Stock 4
Make / Content Long and Narrow bundle of fiber
Care Washing instructions: Hand wash in cool water with soft soap or shampoo or dry flat.
Yardage 325 yards
Needle Size US 5
Hook size US G-6 - US H-8

Product description

Roving Silk Yarn is made from the remnants of mulberry silk reeling process and reclaimed by carding & roving. Its Content is 100% nMulberry Silk after which it is hand tied & dyed by our team of dyers in small villages near Bangalore city. 

Roving yarn is not twisted or plied like many types of yarn. It is a fun style to create quick, bulky, and admittedly heavy projects and gives the knitted piece a rather rustic look.

Working with Roving:

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If you're knitting with roving yarn, the considerations are much like with any kind of bulky or super bulky yarn. Knitting with roving is a lot of fun because the projects work up so quickly and the personality of the fiber really shines through because it's so loosely spun. 

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You need to take special care to not split the yarn as you knit.nIt's often best to use needles that have a duller tip. Choose bamboonneedles rather metal.nn

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Projects worked with roving can get heavy really fast. Even if youndon't need a circularnneedle for the pattern, you might want to use one to knit backnand forth. This will take some ofnthe weight off your wrists as you knit. 

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If you dabble in crochet, roving is anvery popular choice for finger crochet and really quick, bulkynprojects.

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PS: Some yarn makes refer to this as unspun yarn – but therenusually is some amount of twist in it to hold the fibers together!



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