50/2 Silk, approx 14 oz cone

50/2 Silk, approx 14 oz cone
Item Number: WY-SILK-50
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Detailed Description

50/2 Silk
  • from Henry's Attic
  • 100% Bombyx silk
  • approx 14 oz cone / approx 10,850 yds per cone
  • 12,400 yards per pound
  • sett: 60-70 epi
  • 2-ply
  • hand wash; dry flat

50/2 silk is a fine, lustrous spun silk. It is made from the cultivated silk from the cocoons of the silk moth Bombyx mori.. The natural color is a cream and it takes dye well using a dye like Washfast. The 50/2 silk is supple and strong for its size, making it a great choice for fine weight scarves and clothing fabric.

The cones of this yarn vary in weight, so the price per cone is calculated based on the price per pound above. Cones are typically about 14 oz.

This yarn is eligible for quantity discounts!

  • 10% at $150
  • 15% at $250
Discounts are based on the total value of the order. Non-yarn items (tools, books, DVDs, etc.) can contribute to the total but do not themselves receive a discount.