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Friends

Friends Cotton Silk

Light Worsted, DK 77% Cotton, 23% Silk

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Yarn information

  • Category:
    Black Friday 2023
  • Brand::
    Friends
  • Content:
    77% Cotton, 23% Silk
  • Weight:
    50 g (1.75 oz)
  • Yarn Length:
    120 m (131 yds)
  • Yarn Weight:
    Light Worsted, DK
  • Recommended needles:
    4 mm (US 6)
  • Knitting gauge:
    21 stitches, 30 rows to 10 cm/4"
  • Recommended crochet hook:
    5 mm (US H-8)
  • Crochet gauge:
    15 stitches, 20 rows to 10 cm/4"
  • Care instructions:
    Machine wash, cold / Dry flat
  • Hashtag:
    #hobbiifriendscottonsilk

Combining 77% of cotton and 23% of silk, Friends Cotton Silk truly is a lightweight delight.

A silk and a cotton tone-on-tone thread are intertwined creating the most delicate contrast. The color palette is mainly calm and subdued, with a few exceptions of more intense hues.

The blend of cotton and silk offers strength, durability, and softness making it ideal for a wide variety of projects. Need some inspiration? Use Friends Cotton Silk to create light and airy garments suitable for the warmer weather for adults and babies alike. Your project will have a beautiful drape that will do wonders with shawls, scarves, and blankets. This yarn is so easy to take care of and so delicate that it can be used for creations that can be worn against the skin and that need to be washed frequently. 

Do you feel the itch to try the exquisite Friends Cotton Silk?

Friends Cotton Silk's colors are found in the following Friends Cotton Silk Print variants: 

  • Color 13: 08
  • Color 17: 08
  • Color 21: 02, 04, 05, 08
  • Color 33: 01, 02, 04, 06
  • Color 51: 03
  • Color 53: 01, 02, 03
  • Color 57: 04
  • Color 73: 01
  • Color 83: 09
  • Color 85: 06, 09
  • Color 31: 09
  • Color 100: 07 

About the Friends family

The colors of the yarns included in the Friends family are literally friends!

This means the color numbers correspond to the same color across the different Friends yarns. If you order the same color number from two different Friends yarns, they will match. Please note that there can be slight differences in the shades from fiber to fiber.

Have fun combining and matching them in all your projects.

Find patterns for this product here: Patterns (36)

Merianne

I absolutely love this yarn. I made a beautiful cardigan using this yarn. It crochets easily and It’s really soft. Luckily for me it frogs well. I chose a pattern that starts from the top down, which I have never done before so with that and just missing stitches because I wasn’t keeping track of my stitches, I had to frog quite a few times. I loved it so much I had to order some other colors. I can’t wait to use the peach color one that I recently ordered. I can’t remember the name of it but it’s really pretty. I highly recommend this yarn.


Deborah

This yarn is an absolute dream! I bought a bunch of colours, knowing that I'd have a new grandchild soon. The first item I made was a newborn cardigan and it crocheted beautifully. It's so easy to work with and is INCREDIBLY soft. The strands of cotton don't unwind from the strand of silk. It has a gorgeous sheen in the finished product and I'm so glad i bought as much as I did. My only complaint is that there aren't nearly enough colours. I want ALL the colours of the colour wheel!! I love it that much.


Melissa

This yarn is so fun to work with. I crocheted a dress using the Eucalyptus colorway (which is darker, bluer, and richer that it looks online), and it was so easy to work with. The construction of the yarn means it doesn't split very easily (and also frogs painlessly). It has a nice texture from the ply but still glides smoothly. I do wish that this would come in a lighter weight, though, since the fabric this works up into is actually quite thick, while I'd expect a cotton and silk garment to be lighter.


Sara

WOW! I ordered this to try out for spring and summer knits and was blown away by how incredible it is. Seriously, it’s hard to believe it’s just cotton and silk because it’s just so bouncy and soft… especially after blocking. It’s going to be perfect for summer ganseys; but, it’d also be great for ruffles or shirring because of how well it drapes. I will DEFINITELY be ordering more in other colors!


Sophie

Well well well, how do you describe pleasure, softness and luxurious...buy that yarn. I decided to make my third lanta throw with my first order I just received today. When I touched it, I had to use it right away. It looks like an old fashion cotton while being soft and I am sure very comfortable. Pictures to follow as I am putting everything else away to do that one. Love love love!


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