#14 kerria rose 170m fine Yokota Daruma sashiko thread

#14 kerria rose 170m fine Yokota Daruma sashiko thread

£5.00Price

Fine 4-ply mercerised sashiko thread 170m skein, shade #14 kerria rose (yamabuki in Japanese), mid peach colour, Daruma brand by Yokota. Suitable for all your sashiko and boro stitching.  Use doubled for a bolder effect. Also excellent for big stitch quilting.

 

This big value mercerised thread is the same weight as the 40m 4-ply Daruma sashiko thread and 370m 4-ply fine sashiko thread I sell, but has a different colour range. By selecting between these ranges, you can many subtle colour combinations.

Because it is mercerised, it won't 'shred' or go slightly fluffy when stitching.

Sashiko needles - may be used with any of the sashiko needles I sell, including the smallest size from the Clover 8 sashiko needle packs.

 

Available in 16 subtle solid colours.

Made in Japan

  • How to open your sashiko skein

    Sashiko threads skeins have to be opened out before use. Slide of the skein band first. You will find all the thread is tied together at one point.  Cut through the skein at the knot, so all the threads are cut (you'll find these are the ideal length for stitching doubled).  Push all the thread through the skein band, and then plait the thread loosely.  Pull out each thread as you need it from the loop end of the plait, not the 'fringed' end. This saves time trying to wind the thread into a ball, keeps it tidy and you know the thread shade number if you need to re order.

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