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Yak & Silk Handspun Yarn,

Yak & Silk


Yak fiber is warmer than wool and in the same softness range as cashmere.  It is a durable fiber that holds in the warmth in the cold but breathes in warmer weather.  In this case it has been blended with silk for added strength and lots of luster.

Yarn Weight - Sport Weight

Fiber Contents - Yak/Silk Blend

Knitting Details - 2 Ply, 5-6 Stitches/Inch, Needle Size 4-6

Skein Length - 300 Yards

Skein Weight - 3.5 Ounces

Fiber Artist - Peggy Barnette

Care Instructions - Hand wash in warm water; lay flat to dry.

Our yarn is wound into hanks. If you would like us to wind the yarn into balls for easier knitting or weaving, please let us know. We are happy to provide this service at no charge. Please note this may require cutting the yarn if the hank has too many yards to be wound into a single ball.