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Valley Yarns 20/2 Silk

A beautiful spun silk in a gorgeous range of lustrous colors! Valley Yarns 20/2 silk produces a spectacular woven fabric with excellent drape. Perfect for weavers and fine gauge machine knitters.

Color Cards and Color Books for this yarn are available.

Content:
100% Spun Silk
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
8.8oz (0.56lb) cones/4900 yards/lb
Sett:
30-40 epi
$67.99 cone Discountable
  • 601 WHITE White In Stock 12 cones $67.99
  • 602 ECRU Ecru In Stock 46 cones $67.99
  • 603 Beige In Stock 1 cone $67.99
  • 606 LTGRAY Light Gray Backordered $67.99
  • 612 Sax In Stock 3 cones $67.99
  • 615 GRAY Gray In Stock 19 cones $67.99
  • 616 LAVEN Lavender In Stock 15 cones $67.99
  • 618 RED Red In Stock 6 cones $67.99
  • 619 Moss In Stock 18 cones $67.99
  • 620 Black Navy Backordered $67.99
  • 621 VIOLET Violet In Stock 4 cones $67.99
  • 623 Brown In Stock 10 cones $67.99
  • 624 BLACK Black Backordered $67.99
  • 629 DIVA Diva In Stock 9 cones $67.99
  • 634 Medium Navy In Stock 19 cones $67.99
  • 635 ORIENT Blue In Stock 16 cones $67.99
  • 638 Pansy In Stock 28 cones $67.99
  • 644 LTBLUE Light Blue In Stock 6 cones $67.99
  • 645 MARINE Marine In Stock 19 cones $67.99
  • 646 PACIFI Pacific In Stock 16 cones $67.99
  • 652 Felt Green Backordered $67.99
  • 655 SEPIA Sepia In Stock 3 cones $67.99
  • 657 COFFEE Coffee In Stock 16 cones $67.99
  • 660 GRAPEF Ruit In Stock 23 cones $67.99
  • 664 ORANGE Orange In Stock 1 cone $67.99
  • 666 BURG Burgundy Backordered $67.99
  • 669 Smoke Pink In Stock 9 cones $67.99
  • 671 SALMON Salmon In Stock 8 cones $67.99
  • 678 WINEBE Wineberry In Stock 12 cones $67.99
  • 719 HUNTER Hunter In Stock 6 cones $67.99
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Valley Yarns20/2 Silk
 
4.7

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (15)
  • Soft (14)
  • Nice texture (13)
  • Dyed evenly (11)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (13)
    • Shawls (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Artist (10), Enthusiast (7), Weaver (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (17)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great for laceweight projects

    I have used this for knitting fine lace projects, single strand. The yarn is comparable in weight to size 30 cotton crochet thread. Knits up and blocks beautifully!

    I have used this for knitting fine lace projects, single strand. The yarn is comparable in weight to size 30 cotton crochet thread. Knits up and blocks beautifully!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    weaving with silk

    i weave with this silk, usually inkle bands for trim. Silk is forgiving about humidity, gives a clean shed easily, and looks nice. There is some tendency for pilling, which can interfer...Read complete review

    i weave with this silk, usually inkle bands for trim. Silk is forgiving about humidity, gives a clean shed easily, and looks nice. There is some tendency for pilling, which can interfer with advancing the warp. I would like a bright yellow and a yellowgold, as the grapefruit is way to light for me.

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    4.0

    old standby

    By Dancing Threads

    from Ashland, OR

    About Me Artist

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    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Good Weight
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves

      Comments about Valley Yarns 20/2 Silk:

      I use this to machine-knit scarfs, and been doing so for many years. Only reason I didn't give it a 5-star rating is that I've recently been experiencing knots, where the manufacturer had to tie two ends together. And of course that's not something you notice until it either comes undone or you discover an irregularity in the middle of the piece which diminishes its overall smoothness.

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      5.0

      Iwould use this yarn again

      By Kim

      from Kona, Hawaii

      About Me Artist

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      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about Valley Yarns 20/2 Silk:

        I have woven scarves and shawls as well as yardage using this product and it always pleases me. It is easy to use and does not tangle; it also blends well with Merino and dyes consistently.

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        5.0

        Weaving Silk

        By Liz

        from VA

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Nice Texture
        • Soft
        • Strong Used As A Warp

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Valley Yarns 20/2 Silk:

            I love to weave with silk. I dye this fiber and then warp my loom with it. It is very strong and I do not have problems with the yarns breaking.
            It has a beautiful sheen and drape.
            Can't get any better than Webs 20/2 silk.

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            5.0

            THE best silk

            By Weavemaur

            from Van Nuys, CA

            About Me Artist, Weaver

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Machine Washable
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Scarves
              • Shawls

              Comments about Valley Yarns 20/2 Silk:

              I love to weave with the silk. Just wish there were more colors

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              4.0

              Wish there were more colors.

              By LS

              from NY, NY

              About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Easy to weave
              • Good Weight

              Cons

              • Some Incionsistancy Inwe
              • Weight Inconstant Between

              Best Uses

              • Scarves
              • Shawls

              Comments about Valley Yarns 20/2 Silk:

              I'm a weaver. Some weight inconsistency between colors.

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              4.0

              consistent quality

              By Dancing Threads

              from Ashland, OR

              About Me Artist

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              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves

                Comments about Valley Yarns 20/2 Silk:

                I've been using this silk to make scarves for over ten years, and it is very consistent in its quality. The dye lots are not always consistent, tho, so be sure you have enough of one lot to complete whatever you're making--a good rule to follow with anything fiber-related!

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                5.0

                I love this product!

                By Kim

                from Kona, Hawaii

                About Me Artist

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Good Weight
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves

                  Comments about Valley Yarns 20/2 Silk:

                  The silk weaves well with Jagger Spun 50/50 silk/wool, does not tangle or twist when under tension. Makes great scarves.

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                  5.0

                  My favorite fiber!

                  By Penspal

                  from Virginia

                  About Me Enthusiast, Weaver

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dyed Evenly
                  • Good Weight
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Scarves
                    • Weaving

                    Comments about Valley Yarns 20/2 Silk:

                    I'm using this for weaving scarves and shawls.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Exactly what I wanted

                    By laceknit

                    from Bolingbrook, IL

                    About Me Designer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Weight
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Shawls And Edgings

                      Comments about Valley Yarns 20/2 Silk:

                      great lace weight silk for knitting shawls. Also will use to make lace edgings on shawls made from other yarns

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                      5.0

                      I love this silk.

                      By Weavemaur

                      from Van Nuys, CA

                      About Me Weaver

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                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Weight
                      • Great Woven Hand
                      • Nice Texture
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Scarves

                        Comments about Valley Yarns 20/2 Silk:

                        I love doing shawls with the silk. I also combine it with other fibers to weave fabric.

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