Chenille in French means Caterpillar. It refers to the fuzzy surface of the yarn resembling the hairy look of a Caterpillar. The beauty of a Chenille yarn is the pile on its surface making it very soft and fuzzy.
Chenille, when woven or knitted, gives the look of a beautiful velvet fabric with its soft smooth piled texture especially with our Eri silk since it's a natural insulator fiber that helps maintain body temperature in cool or warm weather conditions so, whether you knit or weave a fabric our Eri Chenille is very versatile with any products you made.
This 15/3 special blended yarn is a mix of Eri silk and Merino wool. When we were making this yarn, we thought of a simple yarn that would be perfect to highlight both the properties of the fibers. It takes 60% of Eri silk and 40% of Merino wool to make our silk blend a classic and elegant yarn, which has an unbelievably softness of merino and the subtle glow of raw silk!
This yarn is slightly thinner than fingering yarn but the slubbiness of this yarn makes a great texture for knitting socks, a lace shawl, or even a beanie. One skein will be more than enough to knit a beanie. Or weave a 15 x 75-inch wrap using this yarn in both the warp and weft.
100% Mill spun fine Erino Silk Weight: 100g (Fingering) Yardage: 450 - 520 yards (approx) Yarn count: 15/3 See the ingredients we use tonaturally dye our yarn