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» Store » Yarns - Undyed » Noil Silk Yarns » Alirio - Singles 100% Bombyx Noil Spun Silk, 10/1, cobweb weight

Alirio - Singles 100% Bombyx Noil Spun Silk, 10/1, cobweb weight

Price: $10.00

Silk Noil is also called "bourette."  Noil yarn is made from short fibres left behind after making higher quality spun silk. Impurities (crushed pupa) are also in these fibers. 

The short fiber length results in less luster than other spun silk yarns. Noil has the strongest silk odor due to impurities in the yarn. The majority of the smell dissipates after washing, but can return again when wet. 

Our skeins sizes vary a bit in size, ranging between 75-110grams, with the average skein being 110 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  OR…for any of 100+ colors, order this yarn and then go to ‘Dye My Order’ to have your silk dyed for you.

Yarn Name Meaning: Natural (Latin)

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.


Yarn Details
yarnapprox. skein wt.yd/lbm/kgyds/skein

10/1 noil (single)
cobweb weight

110 g
3.9 oz
4,800 9,660 1,160
For Weavers
Plain Weave
(supple) sett
Plain Weave
(supple) sett
Twill sett
not suitable for warp not suitable for warp not suitable for warp
For Knitters
Approx.
Wraps/Inch
Typical Gauge
4" or 10cm
U.S. needle size
stockinette
Metric needle size
stockinette
18+ 32+ 00-2 1.75-2.75

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