HandMaiden sea silk truly is one of the most beautiful and luxurious yarns on earth. The yarn has a soft silky sheen and is hand painted in beautiful colors. Each 100 gram skein has 400 meters 436 yards of yarn. The gauge is 28 stitches over 4" on US 2 (3mm) needles. Hand wash carefully and dry flat.
Celebrate the Sea with yarn made from Seaweed. Sea Silk Yarn is made from 70% silk and 30% "seacell." This yarn has an incredible drape and sheen. You can read Clara Parkes review of this exciting yarn here at Knitters Review. SeaCell®, is a relatively new fiber manufactured by the German company Zimmer AG and is related to "tencel." Zimmer AG claims that the seaweed and its trace elements of calcium, magnesium, and vitamin E are naturally released onto the skin of the wearer. The yarn is beautiful and is perfect for scarves, shawls and lace work.