A rich blue the color of twilight about 30 minutes after the sun goes down.
Soft and textured, this fine cotton slub yarn is designed for weaving both home textiles and next-to-skin apparel. 50% cotton, 50% linen.
Machine wash cool. Air dry or machine dry (air drying preserves the longevity of linen).
Made in Italy.
Browse patterns woven with Italian Cotton/Linen Weaving Yarn.
I’d previously used this yarn on a modified version of Emma Rhodes’ chevron tea towels pattern and loved it so I had to order more colors. Result was a very sturdy and absorbent cloth.
Italian Cotton/Linen Weaving Yarn ~ Sand
I love this as a warp. It adds gorgeous texture to the piece! It can be brittle as other reviews suggest, but if I am careful with it, it holds up.
I used this 50/50 blend for the Sunset Towels shown in Handwoven Magazine Jan/Feb 2019 as the weft that they suggested. I loved the color so much I ordered another cone in Goldenrod to mix it up a bit. My next set of towels are a crackle of blooming leaf design with the weft this wonderful cotton/linen. I don't think it would be good for a warp as it can come unraveled with the beat, but as weft yarn its great.
I highly recommend not using this yarn for warp. It is weak, slubby, and frays easily. If you do have to use, weave with very loose tension. Even with loose tension, I had nine broken warp threads during my project. Despite all of this, it has beautiful texture and color, and makes a great weft.