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Knitting for Olive

Knitting for Olive Pure Silk

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PRODUCT DETAILS

Knitting for Olive Pure Silk is a soft, exclusive yarn of pure bourette silk (raw silk) produced from silk fibers collected from cocoons after the chrysalises are allowed to mature into moths and escape.

Silk has extensive heat-regulating qualities and can therefore be used in garments all year round.  Silk can absorb up to 30% of its weight in moisture while still feeling dry against your skin, so it is especially suitable for summer wear.  At the same time, silk, like wool, has insulating properties, retaining heat in cold weather.

The little butterfly on the label indicates that the chrysalids were allowed to evolve into butterflies, thereby allowing them to complete their life cycle.

Knitting for Olive's spinning mill follows ethical, technical and environmental standards creating yarns free from harmful chemicals.
The yarn is STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certificate

Weight: Fingering / 4ply
Composition: 100 % silk, Oeko-Tex Standard 100
Size: 50g
Meterage: 250m
Gauge: 28 stitches over 10cm in stockinette
Care: Hand wash, dry flat

Ravelry Link: https://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/knitting-for-olive-pure-silk

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