Burgundy merino & silk - trådverk

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Burgundy merino & silk

Dyed in shades of deep burgundy, this lovely soft merino & silk singles yarn is perfect for lace shawls and baby garments.

70% extra-fine merino, 30% mulberry silk, 600m per 100g skein, needle size 3.5 to 4mm


CERTIFIED ORGANIC

In September 2022, Trådverk became the first hand-dyeing and hand-weaving studio in the world that is certified organic by the Global Organic Textile Standard, GOTS.

The majority of fibre in our yarns comes from certified organic production. Wherever possible, the entire supply chain is accredited by GOTS.

We use only natural dyes, mordants, and modifiers that cause no harm to people and planet, and that are approved by GOTS.

Our products are regularly tested by GOTS to make sure they are toxin-free and colourfast.

Environmental Statement

Our Yarn Bases

Baby Merino: 100% superfine merino wool from certified organic animal husbandry. 100g ~ 600m | 3.5oz ~ 656yds. Needles: 2.5-3mm | US | 12-11 UK. Gauge: 35 stitches to 10cm | 4"

Silky Baby Merino: 75% ultrafine merino wool from certified organic animal husbandry, and 25% mulberry silk. 50g ~ 200m | 3.5oz ~ 218yds. Needles: 3-3.5mm | 3 US | 10 UK. Gauge: 26 stitches to 10cm | 4"

Merino: GOTS certified organic, 100% extrafine virgin merino wool. 100g ~ 335m | 3.5oz ~ 266yds. Needles: 3mm | 2-3 US | 11 UK. Gauge: 24 stitches to 10cm | 4"

Cashmere: 100% cashmere from certified organic animal husbandry. 25g ~ 170m | 0.88oz ~ 185yds. Needles: 2.5mm | 1-2 US | 12-13 UK. Gauge: 30 stitches to 10cm | 4"

Silky Cashmere: 80% cashmere from certified organic animal husbandry, and 20% mulberry silk. 25g ~ 116m | 0.88oz ~ 127yds. Needles: 2.5mm | 2 US | 12 UK. Gauge: 25 stitches to 10cm | 4"

Yak-Merino: 70% ultrafine merino wool from certified organic animal husbandry, and 30% yak. 100g ~ 250m | 3.5oz ~ 273yds. Needles: 4-4.5 mm | 6-7 US | 7-8 UK. Gauge: 19 to 10cm | 4"

Brushed Baby Alpaca: GOTS certified organic, 100% baby alpaca. 50g ~ 200m | 1.76oz ~ 218yds. Needles: 5mm | 5 US | 6 UK. Gauge: 15 stitches to 10cm | 4"

Silky Sock Yarn: 60% RWS-certified extrafine merino wool, 20% mulberry silk, and 20% nettle. 100g ~ 425m | 3.5oz ~ 465yds. Needles: 3mm | 3 US | 11 UK. Gauge: 25 stitches to 10cm | 4"

Vegan Sock Yarn: 60% cotton from certified organic farming, 28% linen, and 12% nettle. 50g ~ 180m | 1.76oz ~ 197yds. Needles: 3-4mm | 3-6 US | 9-11 UK. Gauge: 28 stitches to 10cm | 4"

Rustic Sock Yarn: GOTS certified organic, 55% virgin wool and 54% cotton, woolen-spun. 50g ~ 225m | 1.76oz ~246yds. Needles: 2.5mm | 2 US | 12 UK. Gauge: 25 to 10cm | 4"

Fine Alpaca Sock Yarn: 70% cotton from certified organic farming, and 30% alpaca. 50g ~ 200m | 1.76oz ~ 218yds. Needles: 2.5mm | 2 US | 12 UK. Gauge: 27 stitches to 10cm | 4"

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