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Black Elephant

Pure Silk Singles

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  • Brand New for Spring 2020!
    There's nothing like 100% Pure Mulberry Silk Singles. It's as silky as it gets (d'uh) - which means super sheen, softness, decadence and smoooothness.

    We have picked some of our favourite Black Elephant colourways for this yarn which would be amazing knit/crochet/woven into the most luxurious shawls and accessories. It's delightful to work with!

    Petra is the super talented dyer behind the immensely popular and sought after Black Elephant yarns. Slovakian by birth, Petra's love for yarn and knitting was rekindled in 2010 when she relocated to South Yorkshire and found herself craving the warmth of wool. 

    Trained as an architect, Petra has put aside her old vocation to concentrate on creating magic with colours and wool, and we are so so glad! She's inspired by her natural surroundings, and dyes in her environmentally responsible studio. Her yarns are globally sought after, and no wonder!

  • Ingredients:
    100% Mulberry Silk

    Length:
    400m (437yd)

    Weight:
    100g

    Gauge:
    4Ply/Fingering
    Recommended needle / hook size: 2 – 4mm (US 0 - 6)

  • About Black Elephant

    Petra is the super talented dyer behind the Black Elephant brand. Slovakian by by birth, Petra's love for yarn and knitting was rekindled in 2010 when she relocated to South Yorkshire and found herself craving the warmth of wool. 

    Realising that there's nothing out there in internet land in her mother tongue , she began her first blog - hladko obratko (knit purl) where she shared everything she learnt from English speaking videos and made her own videos in Slovakian in her spare time. 

    Putting her two University degrees and her day job in architecture aside, she began to hand dye her own yarn and created easy to follow knitting kits for total beginners.

    Black Elephant was born. 

    ...the elephant is found in the form of Ganesha who is the god of luck and is a blessing upon all new projects, which is the most fitting for my yarn adventure. My Black Elephant is my blessing. I hope you will enjoy my hand dyed yarns and kits. :)

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