Recycled Sari Yarns

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I got this shipment of yarn yesterday along with other stuff, but I just had to share this with you as it is one of the most beautiful yarns that I have ever bought. Recycled Sari Yarns are undoubtedly the most unique yarns you will ever encounter. Silk thrums from India's weaving mills are handspun by women's cooperatives and cottage industries into gleaming silk skeins. Using their traditional skills they are able to create vibrant, textured yarn in a endless array of colorways. Each Recycled Silk skein is handspun creating natural inconsistencies and a rather scrappy nature; to make any project, no matter how simple in design, instantly charming and unique. I bought this on Ebay through the Auctions, it is a lot cheaper. If you want instant satisfaction then you can pay lots of money for it , I follow the Ferengi 3rd Rule of Acquisition, which says "Never Pay more for an acquisition than you have to!" Ha ha ha.

When you purchase this yarn you are supporting women's development groups in Nepal who produce unique hand knitted products, knitting, crocheting, and weaving in their spare time in their own homes. This work provides additional income to support their families and improve their lives.

No two skeins of yarn are the same. Each one of product you knit will be one of kind. It is better to alternate skeins for variegated look. Suggest needle size 7-13 US, 4.5mm to 9mm. Best to knit with kid mohair to create soft feel It looks great if you knit or crochet with it every other row with a complementary yarn.. Cold water wash, lay flat dry, first time wash with vinegar. Thanks for Stopping by.

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rooboy2000's picture

How/where did you purchase

How/where did you purchase these yarns i would like to see more and i also love the idea that it helps the women's cooperative.

Crafty Andy's picture

Visit Crafty Andy's Blog

Visit Crafty Andy's Blog

Ebay was where I purchase this stuff, and you can get a great price as long as you are patient and not in a hurry lol.

I have a link to the strores in my personal blog on http://crochetandy.blogspot.com

Andres

Celowin's picture

I can't speak to where the

I can't speak to where the original poster purchased them, but they are available at paradisefibers.net.

Here is a direct link to product.

kylewilliam's picture

I bought a bunch of this a

I bought a bunch of this a year or two ago - but it sits in my stash waiting for inspiration - thanks for posting - make sure you show us what you make - maybe you will inspire me to create something from my hanks :)

I love the yarn though - it's beautiful just sitting in a basket - the recycling and helping out others by purchasing yarn - makes me smile :)

Kyle

www.kyleknits.blogspot.com

kiwiknitter's picture

Wow! Please be sure to post

Wow! Please be sure to post a completed item in this yarn. I am very curious to see it. Are the needle sizes you recommend mm or US?

Crafty Andy's picture

I definitely want to make a

I definitely want to make a hat and a scarf.

skogknits's picture

gorgeous. what are you going

gorgeous.

what are you going to make?