Japanese Speckled paper raffia SP25

by Mondo Fil

$18.00
Content: 100% paper from cellulose

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
  • quick-drying

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