Paperphine Strong Paper Twine With Vintage Bobbin - Dark Olive
After years of experimenting and experiencing the unique qualities of Paper, Paper Yarns and Paper Twines. PaperPhine was founded in 2009, Vennia, Austria. Combining formal and informal training in a wide variety of textile techniques as well as paper making and bookbinding, the always curious and passionate PaperPhines are constantly looking for new ways to use their materials of choice, preserving and reviving old techniques and incoporating state-of-the-art methods onto their designs.
Strong, colorful and fun! There are countless possibilities to use it. Crocheting, knitting, scarpbooking, weaving, using it for decorations or elegant gift wrapping are just some of the ideas that come to mind. This delicate Paper Yarn is nevertheless quite sturdy. Thanks to its warm feeling and exquisite touch it's suitable for your most ambitious projects.
The yarn can also be dyed and colored easily.
The reclaimed bobbins were used in weaving mills in Austria and the US for the manufacturing of fine silks. Each of them comes with its own history. The tops and bottoms of the bobbins have various colors (red/dark blue/green/black/brown-beige) and are all about the same size (4.9 in x 3in (12,5cm x 7,5cm)) and each bobbin is carefully selected with a very good condition.
Diameter of the Paper Yarn(natural &white): about 0.04in / 1mm
Length: about 87 yards (80m) or about 4.65 ounces (130g