225 Yards Luxury Silk/Merino/Alpaca /Bamboo single ply "White Pine"

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Preparation takes 1-3 business days
Arrives from the United States

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Handmade
Made in Southfield, Michigan

Item details

Fine merino was blended with Olive green bamboo and silk with a little bit of nylon for strength. Also a tiny bit of Starbright for sparkle! Silk, Merino, and bamboo all impart amazing softness. This was spun slightly thick and thin, mostly DK to light worsted.
Will felt-soak in Eucalan type wash, squeeze water out gently, press into towel.

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HERE IS WHAT I DO!:
Wool and alpaca must first be carded into soft clumps and fiber laying in the same direction before it can be used.
Many steps go into making a hand blended, handspun yarn!
First:
I hand blend thin layers of different fibers on my blending board (Huacaya alpaca, Tussah silk, shiny bamboo, fine merino) as I like blends best. Alpaca is wonderfully soft, but has little memory or bounce. Merino adds this in spades along with additional softness. The bamboo is antibacterial and breathes. I may also add a bit of Tencel (a viscose plant based fiber) as it’s soft as silk but much more affordable, and perhaps a bit of Starbright nylon or Snow Mountain nylon for a little sparkle. This takes times to lay up layer after layer.
Second:
The fiber is pulled off my blending board into a roving from which I can spin.
Third:
I hand spin the roving into yarn on my drop spindle. Without a spinning wheel (and doing it by hand vs a millspun!) it’s generally somewhat “thick and thin”, which I personally like. It’s a custom look and more organic than millspun.
Fourth:
I may decide to ply the yarn. This is an extra step and usually strengthens the yarn.
Fifth:
The yarn is washed and air dried.



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Preparation takes 1-3 business days
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