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Yarn Lab: Shanta Eri Silk

Judy Stewart wove more Yarn Lab samples with Shanta Eri Silk for Handwoven September/October 2021 than we had room for. Here are six more samples that show other ways to use this unusual wild silk.

Italian Silk Noil: A Textured Silk Road

Long, lustrous fibers define the usual description of silk. Defying tradition, GIST Yarn & Fiber’s Italian Silk Noil travels a different road to warm, soft, textured fabrics.

Yarn Lab: Italian Silk Noil

Defying tradition, GIST Yarn & Fiber’s Italian Silk Noil, drawn from the broken lengths of reeled silk, is a three-ply, loosely spun yarn that travels a different road to warm, soft, textured fabrics.