Delightfully speckled, splattered ink on paper raffia - yeah we love that!
Content: 100% paper from cellulose - manila hemp (abacá)
Origin: Kyoto, Japan
30g - 80m
100g - 270m
A delightfully soft, yet strong paper raffia with a beautifully handpainted, speckled ink layer in contrasting papers and inks.
Born from Japanese tradition, the paper is a characteristically light and flat, continuous paper raffia-style yarn similar to the solid MF-36 colours.
Approximately 5mm in width but can be opened up flat to form a light chiffon ribbon
- strong and soft
Made from organic Manila hemp, produced under strict control is used as the raw material. Manila hemp is used for banknotes and is highly regarded for its strength.
■ Recommended needles Knitting needles Nos. 11 to 13
■ Standard gauge 11 stitches 15 steps
The result is a more malleable paper yarn - equally beautiful and ideal for basketry, sculptural knitting and all manners of fibre art. Weavers who love a novelty yarn will delight in the neutral tones and texture of this paper product from Japan.
Available in 5 shades