Tussar silk comes from the cocoons of the silkworm belonging to the moth genus Antheraea and is known as “Wild Silk” as the silkworms live in the wild forests belonging to the Terminalia species.
This lovely soft Katia Tussar silk is valued for its rich texture and deep gold/cream coloration and is perfect for fibre arts, weaving, knitting and crochet projects bringing individuality and elegance to any fibre project.
All of our yarns are sourced from eco-friendly, natural and sustainable sources and through your purchase, you are significantly supporting the livelihoods of the local communities who produce them.
This silk yarn is supplied in a skein of 100g (approximately 1100 yards) as pictured.
Nm 20/2 fingering weight
Plain weave is 24 EPI