Camelot Chameau - Silk-Blend Yarn (55% Bombyx Silk & 45% Tan Camel) 30/2, lace/thread weight
The majority of camel hair comes from the two-humped Bactrian variety, which survives in extremely cold climates. Camel hair is comprised of two qualities: relatively coarse outer hair and inner down fibre. An expensive process of separating the long coarse hair from the down, called dehairing, is necessary before spinning yarn.
The short camel fiber acquires length, shape retention sheen and durability when blended with silk. The silk attains a beautiful tan colour, softness and warmth. The yarn is strong, yet cuddly and scrumptious to weave or knit lace accessories.
Our skeins sizes vary a bit in size, ranging between 90-110grams, with the average skein being 100 grams.
We’ve listed the price for the AVERAGE weight skein. We charge by the gram, so if your skein is a bit lighter, you’ll pay a bit less and if your skein is a bit heavier, you’ll pay a bit more. If you need specific yardage for a project, please let us know in the comments section at check out so we can select the correct skein(s) for you.
Once your skein is pulled and weighed, we will adjust your price and then process your credit card. We will call you if we have any questions.
Color: Natural Camel Tan OR…for any of 100+ colors, order this yarn and then go to ‘Dye My Order’ to have your silk dyed for you. Or shop Treenway Silks’ Color Now! yarns
Yarn Name Meaning: Chameau = camel (French)
Purchase $150 of 'bulk' undyed yarns or fibers and receive a 10% discount on those items. The discount will be applied manually before finalizing your credit card charge.
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4" or 10cm
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