BC Garn – Jaïpur Silk Fino

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In need of a small luxury to satisfy a craving?What would you say to a pure silk yarn? If this type of yarn is your cup of tea, BC Garn’s Jaipur Silk Fino de BC Garn will tempt you!

This 100% mulberry silk yarn is a real jewel. Classified as “lace”, but with a gauge nearing a fingering weight yarn, it will be a good choice for all type of projects, from accessories to garments. Plus, it comes in 50 grams skeins, which means that you will not have to buy a lot more meterage than what you actually need.

Perfect to create fine shawls and scarves, you can also use it to knit refined tops. Indeed, silk is not only soft and shiny, it also has a very interesting characteristic: it is a good thermoregulator. It means that, if it has a fresh feel in summer, it will also be an effective layer against the winter cold. Add to this its antibacterial and hypoallergenic qualities, and you have the perfect yarn to knit a sensual camisole, to be worn on its own while the hotter days, or under a sweater when it is cold outside! In fact, Jaipur Silk Fino has been used for a great number of projects. You just have to take a look at its Ravelry page to find more than a thousand of them!

What you need to know about this yarn:

  • Weight: Lace
  • Composition: 100% mulberry silk
  • 300 meters / 50 grams per skein
  • Available in 17 shades
  • Needles: 2 to 3 mm
  • Gauge: 23 to 31 stitches = 10 cm
  • Handwash

Be careful: the colours can bleed when first washed. Plus, if you want to use this yarn for a project that needs to be fitted, please know that silk grows a lot at the first washing. Knitting a state-of-the-art swatch may be a good idea!

BC Garn’s Jaipur Silk Fino is definitely one of those yarns that takes your knitting experience up to a real luxury… If you like beautiful textures, you will love it!  Particularly suitable for lacy shawls, its sheen and drape give wonderful projects. Just take a second to imagine one of Beverly aka Boo Knits’ patterns (here on Ravelry) knitted with this yarn… And if you have never worked with beads, some of her patterns are perfect to jump in. And if working with silk feels a bit overwhelming to begin, maybe the Exquisite Lace by WYS will be easier to deal with?

SKU: LCT-BCG-010 Categories: , Tags: , , Brand: BC GarnYarn Weight: Fingering, LaceFibres: Silk