Silk

Eri Silk - Single-Ply Yarn


Regular price $10.75
Eri Silk - Single-Ply Yarn

Eri Silk is also known as Endi or Errandi Silk (Ahimsa Silk), is a multivoltile silk spun from open ended cocoons, unlike other varieties of silk. Eri is a product of domesticated silk worm.

Eri is called as Ahimsa ("Non Violence Silk" or "Peace Silk") yarn, because of the moth/worm inside the cocoon is not killed in the process of making the silk yarn. Before Eri cocoons go for processing, the moth/worm cuts its way out of the cocoon. As a result, this yarn is highly in demand in International market. In India, this kind of cocoons and yarns are found in North-eastern part of India, like Aasam, Bihar, Orissa.

Eri silk is naturally white in color and has a very soft texture. It is widely used in knitting and weaving process for making high end garments. Noil is a by-product of the spinning

Our Eri silk yarn is perfect for dying in with natural or chemical dyes. It is a single-ply yarn suitable for weaving, knitting, crocheting and plying with another fibre.

The price varies by weight.

 

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