Onion’s Silk + Kid Mohair
Fibre: 40% Mulberry Silk 60% Super Kid Mohair
Yardage: 240m per 25g ball
Gauge: 20 stitches per 10 cm
Recommended needle size: 3.5 mm needles
Onion silk and Kid Mohair is a lace weight, 2 stranded mulberry silk and super kid mohair yarn from Denmark. This versatile type of yarn is currently very popular when used single stranded in open lacework, double or triple stranded in more substantial accessories. as a stripe or accent in shawls and garments or as a carry along yarn to create a lofty fabric with a smooth yarn. We have a couple of tips for working with this yarn. It can be quite tricky to unpick if a mistake has been made. For significant unravelling consider putting the work in the freezer for a couple of hours beforehand. This yarn can also be a little slippery so experiment with wood, bamboo or plastic needles if you are finding it difficult to control.