Silk Gima - Dyed (#30-009)

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Quality: 30-009 
Content: 100% Bombyx Silk 
Construction: Novelty
Metres/kg: 6000
Yards/lb: 2985
Suggested epi: Can be used for warp; sett determined by weaver
Knitting: fingering weight; suggested needle size: 3.75mm
Country of origin: Japan

Price: 25g skein (+ or - 2gm) Dyed $17.68
         25g skein (+ or - 2gm) Ivory (Undyed) $15.08

Gima is a unique yarn. It comprises a group of singles that are somewhat "glued" together to form a flat ribbon-like yarn. It reflects light in a most enchanting way. It has a lot of body, which softens a wee bit as the bond within the group relaxes. It's very cool knit, and provides texture and light for weaving.