Yarn Reviews - Learn more about the yarn before you buy
These Knitting Yarn Reviews are made for knitters and crocheters who can't visit one of our beautiful stores but would love to see and learn more about each range. The look and feel, unique features and why we love them, the uses showing how the yarn knits up, patterns available and a closer look at the colour range. We also explore if the yarn is better for knitting or crochet or both. What other crafts or projects you can use this yarn for.
Why Silk Blend?
(made by Manos - Artisans of Premium Quality Yarns)
See Tal from Morris & Sons talk about Manos Silk Blend's beautiful knitting yarn range. Tal started helping her mother, Ruth Morris back in their first cute very small craft store in Rose Bay (Sydney) helping customers learn the art of Tapestry. Now 45 years later Tal is an authority on Knitting and Crochet after helping thousands of customers with every type of Knitting/Crochet project imaginable. Here in this video learn why we love the Manos Yarn range and the unique qualities of Manos Silk Blend Knitting Yarn. Enjoy!
Silk Blend is a classic and elegant knitting yarn, it has the unbelievable softness of merino extrafine (non superwash) and the subtle glow of raw silk. Tussah silk is used, produced by worms that feed on oak and similar tree leaves, rich in tannins that give it a beautiful golden shine.
Silk Bend is a single ply knitting yarn that knits up clean and with a wonderful stitch definition.
Composition: 70% Merino wool, 30% Silk
Yarn weight: 8ply / DK / Light worsted
Recommended knitting needle size: 3.5-4.5mm
Recommended crochet hook size: 3.5-4.5mm
Tension/Gauge: 22-24 stitches per 10cm
Care: Hand wash
Made in: Uruguay
Please note: It's impossible to guarantee an accurate colour display for every computer monitor so if you're unsure, we recommend you visit our shop to inspect the yarn personally.
- Orders Under $150 are subject to a flat delivery fee of $9.95.
Order shipping times
1 to 2 working days from time of order for our online processing team to pick and pack your order
We use Auspost for all deliveries. Please check your tracking to follow your order after it leaves our warehouse.
Auspost generally take 1 to 6 days for to deliver.
All international orders will be quoted for delivery charges on an individual basis before your order is shipped. Estimated delivery time: 3 to 10 working days. Changes to shipping prices. Sometimes there will be discrepancies on the quoted shipping costs. This may happen if the item or items are documents and can be sent within Australia using the standard delivery service
Bulky items (such as tapestry floor frames and framed pieces) will still be quoted on an individual basis via email. Please contact us
if you have any questions. If the price varies from the quoted price on the website, we will be in touch by email. If you would like a firm quote, please advise in the order notes.
Returns can only be processed when accompanied by the store docket/receipt. In the case of defective items, we will be happy to replace it or refund the purchase price. We do not refund if you simply change your mind, purchase the wrong item, or purchase too many items (please see the Office of Fair Trading website)