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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 / 2 ply ?
311 yards (284 meters)
14 grams (0.49 ounces)
0.0 sts
US 2 - 2½ or 2.75 - 3mm
69% Silk
31% 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 Off White

59 stashed

18 projects

2

135 stashed

48 projects

3 Gray

142 stashed

77 projects

4 Brown

166 stashed

53 projects

5

62 stashed

21 projects

6 Ocean Blue

85 stashed

16 projects

7 Gold

35 stashed

9 projects

8

47 stashed

15 projects

11 Pink

18 stashed

6 projects

12 Purple

26 stashed

5 projects

16 Lilac

65 stashed

14 projects

17

12 stashed

3 projects

18 Red

50 stashed

14 projects

19 Charcoal

33 stashed

14 projects

20 A

11 stashed

7 projects

21 Eggplant

152 stashed

53 projects

22

75 stashed

21 projects

56 Green

8 stashed

12 projects

Black

116 stashed

143 projects

Brick

10 stashed

13 projects

Brown

22 stashed

26 projects

Gray

36 stashed

50 projects

Grey

47 stashed

52 projects

Lavender

9 stashed

12 projects

Ocean Blue

15 stashed

10 projects

Silver

11 stashed

15 projects

Taupe

5 stashed

9 projects

Tea Green

7 stashed

13 projects

Teal

10 stashed

8 projects

Violet

28 stashed

13 projects

White

32 stashed

29 projects

Navy

16 stashed

19 projects