10 Skeins 2 Lb Himalaya Recycled Sari Silk Yarn Hippie Color Handspun For Sale

Nepal Handspun Recycled Sari Silk Yarn 10 Skeins2 lbs

Descriptions

    • This sale is for 10 skeins of recycled silk sariyarn.
    • There is approximately2 lbs total weight of vibrantly colored 100% silk yarn (approximately 500 yards).
    • Recycled silk yarn generally retails at $12 per skein (an approximate $120 retail value).
    • No two skeins of yarn are the same. Each item you knit will be one-of-a-kind. It is recommended that you alternate skeins in order to achieve a more even effect.
    • Cold-water wash, lay flat to dry.
    • Suggested needle size is US 7 through 13 (Although this yarn can be knit on the smaller needles, larger needles will result in a softer finish with a nice drape.)
    • The picture is a representation of the yarn you will receive but are not the actual skeins themselves.

It sheds, its twist is uneven, it doesn't have much "give"; every skein is different and there are no dyelots available. And those are just a few of its strong points. On the other hand, it is 100% silk, its colors are positively and amazingly vibrant, and every skein is different. This yarn is not for the faint of heart or the fussy fiber worker. Those who live in ordered rows and exact gauge will be frustrated working with this yarn.

As with other silk yarns, you may choose to air this out prior to using or wearing it. In addition it should be wound in to balls very carefully to ensure that the delicate fibers stay woven in.

Ah, but the artist, the adventurous knitter/weaver/crocheter - the experimenter, will be richly rewarded with this tempermental and ultimately satisfying yarn, making truly unique items that will garner touches and compliments.

Your purchase of this yarn helps to support women's development groups in Nepal who produce unique fiber arts products in their spare time in their own homes. This work provides additional income to support their families and improve their lives. Women's cooperatives and cottage industries in Nepal import silk sari remnants from garment production in India that is then handspun in gleaming silk skeins. Many of these women are Tibetan refugees or have been abandoned or widowed with families to support. Using their traditional skills they are able to create vibrant, textured yarn in a endless array of color ways. Create something beautiful and help support these women's efforts.

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Please Note: Multiple item shipping discounts and insurance options will be applied to the final invoice cost.

  • Shipping discounts apply to the second and subsequent items in the same shipment from us.

  • Win as many as you like from this seller ID to take advantage of shipping discount, so

  • All successful sales within a 7 day period (between closing date of the first winning sale and the final winning sale) can be combined into one final invoice. In order to do so, please notify us via 's "Message" feature to let us know that you are offerding on other sales and we will note your account. If we are not notified this way we will expect payment within 7 days of the close of your initial winning offer.

  • You will then be re-invoiced if you win another sale. This revised invoice will show the combined shipping price. You then pay for all items at that time.

  • All items must be paid for within 7 days, per 's policy.

100% Satisfaction Guaranteed: If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, please contact us within 3 days of receiving your products and before leaving any response. We will try our best to help you, and if we can't resolve the problem we will refund your the winning offer amount after we receive the yarn back in its original condition. The winning buyer is responsible for all shipping costs.

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