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Pure natural silk, 100% pure soft silk "super" spun 8/2NM, perfect for Japanese bookbinding, crochet, embroidery, crochet, knitting

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Arrives by 06-13 Oct. if you order today.
06-13 Oct.

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Fairly plain brown Kraft paper wrapping, tied with white linen or silk string. Your message can be hand written on a card if you wish.

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  • Materials: Primary fibre: Silk
  • Yarn weight: 3 dk & light worsted

According to Japanese master bookbinder Kojiro Ikegami, author of what many consider THE book about Japanese bookbinding, the perfect thread for a Japanese binding is a silk twist about the same thickness as Perle 5 thread.

This silk here is just the right thickness at 400m per 100g. It has the same thickness as the (simple) spun 12/3 silk that you can find here:

the "super" spun makes this silk even stronger and more even.

Other than for binding books this is a wonderful material for crochet or knitting, as well as especially lush macrame.
But all in all it is just a lush thread, and could serve everywhere where you are looking for softness combined with strength.

You can use it as it is, but it also takes different dyes well.

I offer it here in the following make-ups:
* 10m wound onto a cardboard card
* 30m as a skein
* 20g (approximately 80m) as a small,centre fed ball
* 45g (approximately 180m) as a good sized, centre-fed ball

If you wish a different make-up or different length or weights, let me best know before your purchase.

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06-13 Oct.

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After you place your order, buechertigersupplies will take 1-4 business days to prepare it for dispatch.

05-10 Oct.

buechertigersupplies puts your order in the post.

06-13 Oct.

Estimated to arrive at your doorstep 06-13 Oct.!

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1,257 shop reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Buyers in the United Kingdom are raving!

This shop got multiple 5-star reviews in the past 7 days.

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5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely gorgeous thread! It’s even lovelier in real life and I can’t wait to find the perfect project to use it on. Shipping was also super fast.

Nik Sylvan 31 Aug, 2022

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely stunning silk cord 🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩 This beautiful shop is a real gem of a find! Fast delivery; would highly recommend, thank you 😊

Ben 11 Jul, 2022

5 out of 5 stars

Another exceptionally beautiful length of silk cord that is very hard to find! Fantastic service, great price and fast delivery 🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩 Would highly recommended, thank you 😊

Ben 27 Aug, 2022

5 out of 5 stars

The colors are as shown. I love this thread for embroidering on quilts and was glad to find a source.

Sarah Strong 18 Jun, 2022

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