Blacker Samite Silk Blend 3-ply
BLACKER SAMITE SILK BLEND 3-PLY
Woollen spun, Samite is a wonderful blend of 30% Bluefaced Leicester, 40% Shetland, 20% Ahimsa silk. This unique combination of fibres gives you a yarn with a glorious depth of colour and delicate nupps of silk.
Samite is perfect for colourwork, cables and textured stitches. The addition of silk means it will drape beautifully making it ideal for knitting shawls.
As a 3-ply yarn, Samite it falls between a laceweight and 4ply. If you prefer to work with a thicker yarn, why not try using it doubled to create a DK weight fabric? You could even combine two shades to create a subtle or eye-catching marl!