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Flax N Colors

100% linen, 20/2, 30 yd skein, works well on needlepoint 18 count canvas for basketweave or tent stitch or when used for cross-stitch on 18 count linen or 10 count Tula.

Sheeps Silk

Use Sheep’s Silk as it comes off the skein, Do Not Ply Down.25 yards on skein. Cross-stitching: Perfect on 18 count linen over two. Gives a tighter and fuller stitch on 28 count linen. Needlepoint: 18 count canvas - provides beautiful coverage when used with a basketweave or tent stitch and performs well when used for specialty stitches.

Shepherds Silk

50/50 Silk/Wool 20 yards on a skein. Shepherd's silk is softly spun and we do not recommend plying it down.
Cross-stitching: recommended for use on 7 count or Klostern fabric. Needlepoint: Perfect for basketweave or tent stitches on 12 or 13 count canvas. Wonderful for wool embroidery.

Silk N Colors

100% silk, 12-ply, 7 yard skein
Stitching Recommendations
Silk ‘n Colors initially separates into 3 groups of 4-ply. Before stitching separate and put together the desired number of ply.
Cross-stitching: we recommend 1-ply on 30 count or finer, 2-ply on 28 count linen, 4-ply on 18 count.
Needlepoint: we recommend 4-ply on 18 count canvas and 6 to 8 ply on 12 to 13 count canvas.

Silken Chenille

100% silken chenille20 yard skein. We recommend using Silken Chenille in surface couching or as an embellishment. Silken Chenille makes beautiful spider web roses and can be used to create stunning tassels.

Silken Pearl 15/3

100% cordonnet twist silk is between a size 5 and size 8 perle cotton, and a 20 yard skein The tight (cordonnet) twist is a buttonhole twist, making it especially nice for hardanger, bullion stitches, crazy quilt stitches, crochet, or tatting.

Silken Pearl 30/3

100% cordonnet twist silk is 30/3 and a 20 yard skein. It is between a size 8 and size 12 perle cotton.

Silken Ribbons

Silken Ribbons are hand-dyed in the same gorgeous array of colors as our signature fiber line Silk 'n Colors.

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