|Fiber content||100% silk rayon|
|Yarn Weight||1 Super Fine - Light Fingering|
Rayon (artificial silk) is made of naturally occurring cellulose which is wood of coniferous plants.
Value of rayon is that in smoothness and beautiful shine it is similar to natural silk. But it should be noted that pure silk yarn is very expensive and viscose silk has a reasonable price.
Artificial silk is not only smooth, but it is very soft and pleasant to the touch, velvety, not prickly, not electrifiable, can be easily dyed in any colors and shades. It has good thermal and light resistance. In combination with other fibers such as wool, cotton, linen, acrylic, it obtains porosity, breathability, diathermancy of these materials.
Generally it is used in the mixed yarn. It can be added in other yarns in small amounts up to 20%, which allows improving of the yarn, gives it a smooth and noble gloss, without losing the natural qualities.
Many needlewomen knit products with the addition of viscose silk, especially good it looks in combination with cotton. Products made of this yarn are extremely soft and smooth, have an elegant charm and special glimmering luster. Herein, they do not shrink or lose shape. This yarn is perfect for summer products: light sundresses, blouses, elegant and fashionable evening dresses.
Viscose silk can be ideally combined with mohair and merino wool; wearing of silk yarn clothes is very comfortable and pleasant.
Before making the calculations for knitting of the products, the pattern should be washed and dried.
Care for products with artificial silk should be delicate and comply with the recommendations specified for each type of yarn.
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