Habu Textiles

Habu Textiles specializes in unique high end textile treasures imported from Japan such as fine silk and stainless steel, extra fine merino, cotton, linen, and ramie.

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A-1 Tsumugi Silk

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$14.95
100% silk with a little spec of colors. It is a very comfortable yarn and feels like cotton. Great to use by itself, strand 3 strands together or mix with another yarn. 2 cones will make a large scarf. 4 cones will make a garment or an extremely large shawl. Fibers: 100% Silk Weight: Lace / 2 ply Yardage: 450 yards (411 meters) Unit weight: 48 grams (1.69 ounces) Gauge: 32.0 sts = 4 inches Needle size: US 1 - 3 (2.25 - 3.25mm) Texture: Plied Learn More

A-148 Wool Stainless Steel

$10.95
"The core is stainless steel and wool is wrapped around the core. Because of the stainless steel, there is a memory in the yarn. You can create something. Twist it around! It will stay in that shape unless you straighten it out. It is easiest if you knit this yarn in 2 strands, however a lace stitch in a single strand is beautiful. If you work in 2 strands, there will be a variegation in the fabric." Fibers: 75% Wool, 25% Metallic Weight: Lace / 2 ply Yardage: 273 yards (250 meters) Unit weight: 14 grams (0.49 ounces) Gauge: 0.0 sts = 4 inches Needle size: US 2 - 3 (2.75 - 3.25mm) Learn More

A-166 Fine Silky Ramie

$8.95
Extremely fine silky ramie. Beautiful as a warp and weft yarn for weavers, but also for lace knitters. It is most beautiful when you carry a few strands of different colors together. Simple garter stitch will create a wonderful three dimensional fabric. Fibers: 100% Plant fiber Weight: Lace / 2 ply Yardage: 467 yards (427 meters) Unit weight: 28 grams (0.99 ounces) Gauge: 0.0 sts Needle size: US 1 - 2 (2.25 - 2.75mm) Learn More

A-174 Cotton Gima

$8.95
This is a cotton, which feels like paper. "Gima" literally means "fake linen" in Japanese. It feels like linen paper if you do not know it! Great to knit in single. Beautiful warp & weft yarn for weavers also. Looks beautiful in simple stockinette, but also great in seed stitch or just garter (very three dimensional). It may feel stiff in the beginning, but will soften greatly. Fibers: 100% Cotton Weight: Lace / 2 ply Yardage: 265 yards (242 meters) Unit weight: 28 grams (0.99 ounces) Gauge: 0 sts Needle size: US 1 - 3 (2.25 - 3.25mm) Texture: paper ribbon Learn More

A-20 Silk Stainless

$12.95
The core is stainless steel and silk is wrapped around the core. Because of the stainless steel, there is a memory in the yarn. You can create something. Twist it around! It will stay in that shape unless you straighten it out. It is easiest if you knit this yarn in 2 strands, however a lace stitch in a single strand is beautiful. If you work in 2 strands, there will be a variegation in the fabric. Fibers: 69% Silk, 31% Metallic Weight: Lace / 2 ply Yardage: 311 yards (284 meters) Unit weight: 14 grams (0.49 ounces) Gauge: 0.0 sts Needle size: US 2 - 2½ (2.75 - 3mm) Learn More

A-32 Silk Mohair

$9.95
This silk mohair has more silk content than the usual silk mohair blends available. Very smooth and silky. Beautiful as a weft yarn for weavers, and so light and delightful for knitters to try lace stitches. You will only require 1/2 oz. to make a scarf. Fibers: 60% Mohair, 40% Silk Weight: Lace / 2 ply Yardage: 186 yards (170 meters) Unit weight: 14 grams (0.49 ounces) Gauge: 0 sts Needle size: US 1 - 3 (2.25 - 3.25mm) Texture: plied Learn More

A-61 Paper Moire

$10.95
This is a "paper" yarn. A small pieces of linen paper is sandwiched in between the nylon core. Very strong & adorable! yarn. It looks like a snow flake when knitted in a large needle. Good for garments or bags. Fibers: 50% Linen, 50% Nylon Weight: Lace / 2 ply Yardage: 311 yards (284 meters) Unit weight: 28 grams (0.99 ounces) Gauge: 0.0 sts = 4 inches Needle size: US 3 - 6 Learn More

N-45/N-46 Cotton Nerimaki Slub

$7.95
Beautiful soft cotton with thick and thin slub. Very subtle, but good sheen. The thick part of the yarn worms out slightly creating a cute three dimensional effect. It is slightly over twist, so the fabric will "tilt" slightly, that is a part of the yarn. Use that for your advantage! Approx. 6-8 balls will make a garment. Fibers: 100% Cotton Weight: Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) Yardage: 108 yards (99 meters) Unit weight: 28 grams (0.99 ounces) Gauge: 0 sts Needle size: US 3 - 5 (3.25 - 3.75mm) Texture: Soft Cotton, Thick and Thin Slub Learn More

N-6/N-6B Root Sizing Silk

$8.95
This is a silk Gima. As strong as the cotton, but softer with a very subtle sheen. Great for anything, garment, scarf, bag, etc. 4 balls will make a large scarf. Fibers: 100% Silk Weight: Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) Yardage: 177 yards (162 meters) Unit weight: 28 grams (0.99 ounces) Gauge: 24.0 sts = 4 inches Needle size: US 3 - 5 (3.25 - 3.75mm) Texture: plied Learn More

N-65 Printed Cotton Gima

$13.95
This is a "printed" cotton Gima. Gima means to "fake linen" in Japanese. It feels like linen, but does soften up greatly as soon as you handle or wash it. Only 3-4 balls of this yarn will make a whole garment. Fibers: 100% Cotton Weight: Lace / 2 ply Yardage: 265 yards (242 meters) Unit weight: 28 grams (0.99 ounces) Gauge: 0 sts Needle size: US 2 - 8 (2.75 - 5mm) Learn More

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