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yarns > Habu Textiles > A-20/21 1/20 silk stainless steel

A-20/21 1/20 silk stainless steel
Habu Textiles
Lace ?
311 yards (284 meters)
14 grams (0.49 ounces)
0.0 sts
US 2 - 8 or 2.75 - 5mm
69% Silk
31% Manufactured Fibers - Metallic

69% silk, 31% stainless steel

From Habu Textiles: ‘Originally used as an industrial yarn to create oil filters, now they are available as weavers’, knitters’ and artists’ yarn! The core is stainless steel and silk is wrapped around the core. Because of the stainless steel, there is a memory in the yarn. You can create something. Twist it around! It will stay in that shape unless you straighten it out.

It is easiest if you knit this yarn in 2 strands, however a lace stitch in a single strand is beautiful. If you work in 2 strands, you will be a variegation in the fabric. Works fine as a warp yarn for weavers, but it is a bit tricky, so if you are just starting to use this yarn, go as a weft yarn first.”

This yarn is sold in 14g or 28g cones.

Colours 1 and 2 are labelled A-20 and colours 3 and 4 are labelled A-21.

popular colorways

1 Sp

68 stashed

20 projects

2

157 stashed

52 projects

3 Red

164 stashed

84 projects

4 Brown

183 stashed

57 projects

5 Teal

69 stashed

24 projects

6 Ocean Blue

108 stashed

21 projects

7 Orange

42 stashed

11 projects

8

54 stashed

17 projects

11 Pink

37 stashed

9 projects

12 Purple

38 stashed

6 projects

14

24 stashed

5 projects

16 Lavender

77 stashed

19 projects

17 Blue

20 stashed

3 projects

18 Red

63 stashed

19 projects

19 Charcoal

54 stashed

18 projects

20 A

22 stashed

12 projects

21

161 stashed

62 projects

22 Navy

94 stashed

23 projects

56 Green

16 stashed

12 projects

Black

133 stashed

152 projects

Brick

14 stashed

13 projects

Brown

28 stashed

27 projects

Gray

50 stashed

55 projects

Grey

55 stashed

60 projects

Lavender

12 stashed

13 projects

Ocean Blue

20 stashed

13 projects

Silver

12 stashed

16 projects

Tea Green

15 stashed

13 projects

Teal

16 stashed

11 projects

Violet

39 stashed

14 projects

White

38 stashed

33 projects

Navy

18 stashed

19 projects