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ITO Kouki is a tape yarn from ramie and silk. Ramie is also called the linen of the east. The plant belongs to the family of nettle plants. The fiber comes from its stem. Ramie is the highest quality bast fiber and has a unique strenght with a silklike shine. The processing of the fiber is extensive and can not be done fully automated, therefore it is cost intense. In the blend with silk ramie gives a high stability so that the knitted fabric does not wear out. Kouki is suitable for the elegant summer wardrobe.

Fiber Content: 56% Ramie, 44% Silk.

Yardage: Approximately 295 yards in each 50 gram cone.

Gauge: U.S. size 1-4 (2.5-3mm).

Weight: Light Fingering.

Care Instructions: Hand wash gently in cold water and lay flat to dry.

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ItoKouki236
Now Only $15.00 Regular Price $30.00

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Product Type Yarn
Country of Manufacture Japan

ITO Kouki is a tape yarn from ramie and silk. Ramie is also called the linen of the east. The plant belongs to the family of nettle plants. The fiber comes from its stem. Ramie is the highest quality bast fiber and has a unique strenght with a silklike shine. The processing of the fiber is extensive and can not be done fully automated, therefore it is cost intense. In the blend with silk ramie gives a high stability so that the knitted fabric does not wear out. Kouki is suitable for the elegant summer wardrobe.

Fiber Content: 56% Ramie, 44% Silk.

Yardage: Approximately 295 yards in each 50 gram cone.

Gauge: U.S. size 1-4 (2.5-3mm).

Weight: Light Fingering.

Care Instructions: Hand wash gently in cold water and lay flat to dry.