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Item Package Quantity:5 Brand Story: In Indian mill, steeped in history and tradition, a new brand has been created. KNITSILK takes a unique approach to spinning, creating the highest quality yarns from superior fibers.Knitsilk is founded by a dynamic duo with a love for all things silk and all things yarn!Â They sought to use their expertise to helpÂ underprivilegedÂ women make luxurious yarns for their clientele across the globe. Here is their story, in their own words, ‘We believe in doing everything with a good heart and good intentions. Being in the cottage industry for over two decades, we always knew we wanted to make a difference that matters, we wanted to help others. Thus, came about Knitsilk- a friend in need for women who want to become self-sufficient.’At KNITSILK it is importantÂ that creative endeavorsÂ have an ethical ideology. Knitsilk aims to add a new dimension to the yarn culture-eco, sustainable yarns and craft supplies for the fiber and textile art communities worldwide.Â Let’s reinvent our creative endeavors!Our premium sari silk yarns are spun using a drop spindle in villages in Northern India. Spinning these yarns is the only source of income in these communities. By providing these spinning opportunities, we keep ancient traditions alive. We provide work in a socially responsible environment where no child labor is involved. We work directly with these women and families developing new colours and yarns from waste materials that would otherwise be destroyed!The colours of these silk yarns, their nature and textures are peerless. They are soft, luxurious, handspun and vibrant. We as a supplier and you as a customer are not only supporting these communities but we are saving waste from landfill!This is a super yarn for knitting, crochet, weaving, making rugs, arts and crafts and more. Ethical, sustainable yarns made by talented artisans!Each 100 g skein is approx. 65 yards.