ITO Washi

ITO Yarns

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ITO  Washi follows the tradition of noble Japanese paper yarns with an  extremely silky softness. The yarn has a good stitch definition and  therefore also shows lace patterns nicely. The paper is twisted with a  rayon thread which gives the necessary stability to garments and  accessories. 

Composition: 54% Paper, 46% Viscose

Yardage (Meter / Yards): 25 g ~ 250 m / 273 yds

Recommended needle size:

Single-stranded: 2,00 - 3,00 mm / US 0 - 2 double-stranded: 3,00 - 4,00 mm / US 2 - 6

Care instruction: hand wash

Tips: Cooling in summer and warming in winter, Washi can be knit single  stranded for lace and lightweight summer scarfs. Can also be knitted with fluffy or drapey yarns to provide some extra structure and body.