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» Store » Yarns - Undyed » Natural (Undyed) » Kundana - 100% Tussah (Wild Silk) Spun Yarn, 35/2, lace/thread weight

Kundana - 100% Tussah (Wild Silk) Spun Yarn, 35/2, lace/thread weight

Price: $38.00

Tussah silk is a naturally a lovely pale honey color, and we love this paired with Muga silk (Carmela or Carmelina).  A lovely, subtle, natural color combination. 

When planning your project, keep in mind that this silk will shrink a bit ... various weavers have experienced 11-25% shrinkage in warp length and 10-13% in width, depending upon structure and sett/PPI (more open means more potential shrinkage).

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  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: Fine Gold (Indian Kannada language)

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
35/2
lace/thread weight
100 g
3.5 oz
8,450 17,000 1,860
For Weavers
Plain Weave
(supple) sett
Plain Weave
(firm) sett
Twill sett
28 EPI 32 EPI 34-38 EPI
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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