ITO Kinu is a 100% silk noil yarn, also called organic silk, as it is produced from the leftovers of spun filament silk. Differently colored fibers are blended for this silk noil yarn, to produce a melange effect. Kinu is an all-purpose silk yarn - for sportive as well as for elegant wear. Knit it single or multistranded. Enjoy its pleasant feel.
Yardage (Meter / Yards):
50 g ~ 425 m / 464 yds
Recommended needle size:
single stranded: 2.00 - 3.00 mm / US 0 - 2
double stranded: 3.50 - 4.50 mm / US 4 - 7
Kinu can be knit single stranded for lace and lightweight summer scarves and shawls.
For shirts and jackets we recommend to knit Kinu double stranded or in combination with ITO Washi.