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Tussah Tweed is made of 100% Tussah Silk, humanely harvested from wild silk moths.  Tussah silk is known for its strength and rich golden hue.  This fine, impressively marled tweed yarn comes in 17 rich colors.suitable for hand knitting, crochet, weaving, embroidery, lace, and machine knitting.  When blocking, always use a detergent suitable for silks, and/or use a little vinegar in the rinse water.  


Fiber Content:  100% Tussah Tweed

Gauge:  20sts X 34 rows = 4”/10cm

Needle Size:  US 1-3/2.5-3 mm

Yardage:  approximately 273 yds/250 meters per 50 gm hank

Care Instructions:  Hand wash in cool water.  Dry flat



Tussah Tweed by BC Garn

  • BC Garn is a family owned Danish yarn company that was founded in 1972 as Vaevevaerkstedet i Barrit, a producer of high-quality weaving yarns.  Today they are known for their luxury organic and ecologically minded hand knitting yarns; many of them GOTS certified, offered at an affordable price.       

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