Recycled Saree Dori: A Handspun Beauty

I’ve stumbled upon treasure for crafty, eco-fashion loving designers, artists and hobby enthusiasts! KnitSilk.com and their page on Elanic now sell beautifully textured handspun saree silk yarn, and it’s perfect for all kinds of knitting, crochet, decorative and jewellery projects. Here’s what it’s all about;

This yarn is also known as the Himalayan Sari Silk Yarn made from  Sari Silk Fiber. During the making of Saris in India, a lot of small finer threads of various colours are left over

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Boho Vibes

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A double ikat check pattern – this handwoven Indian textile has a wondrously precise construction technique wherein the pattern is tied and dyed at specific spots before weaving the yarns into a fabric. The skill and precision of the artisans is such that a pattern emerges at these specific spots after the yarns are interlaced into a fabric. The signature serrated pattern is a result of this handcrafted artistry (fabric sourced from Andhra Pradesh)

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Pastel Lovin’

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A refreshing sorbet of pastels with baby pink and turquoise, featuring a delicate threadwork hemline, a minty turquoise dupatta hemmed in baby pink with mirror and sequin work, completed with handcrafted gota flower and macrame tassel latkans all coming together to create a fresh, summery hued ensemble!… Read Full

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