DanDoh Silk +

$ 25.00

The yarn:

DanDoh Silk + is a stunning combination of raw silk with tiny specs of color in mercerized cotton which creates an amazing fabric that has both structure and drape. The silk threads are dyed individually first then plied together maintaining their original nubby, raw silk feel. Then, these dyed and plied silk threads are plied twice with the cotton threads. A simply dazzling yarn!


Fiber: 76% silk, 24% cotton
Weight/Length:  50 grams, 227 yards per skein
Gauge/Needles: 21 sts = 4 in (10cm) on US 6 (4.0mm) needle
Care:  Hand wash, lay flat to dry.


"Honey Bee Tee" by This.Bird.Knits @this.bird.knits

If you're looking for a fun and flirty top that is light as a feather with the easy drape of silk and great lace definition from cotton, look no further! The easy lace and stockinette pattern knit with size US 7 & 9 (4.5-5.5mm) needles flies off the needles, and the top down construction allows you to try it on as you go.

The pattern is meant to be worn with 10-20 in (25-51cm) positive ease and has finished bust measurements of 50 (52, 56.6, 60, 71.5) in / 127 (132, 144, 152, 182) cm. For the above sizes, you will need 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4) skeins of Silk +.

The Honey Bee Tee pattern by This.Bird.Knits is available for purchase on Ravelry.


"Alanis" by Elizabeth Smith @elizabethsmithknits

For an easy-to-wear and easy-to-knit tee/vest, look no further than Alanis! The perfect for layering top features an inset pocket and an i-cord split hem for added interest.

Margaret is knitting hers holding one strand of Dandoh Silk + and one strand of Plant-Based Princess held together on size US 6 needles.  For sizes XS, (S, M, L, XL) (2X, 3X, 4X, 5X), you will need 4 (4, 5, 5, 6)(7, 7, 8, 8) skeins of Dandoh Silk + and 3 (3, 4, 4, 4,)(5, 5, 6, 6) skeins of Plant-Based Princess, available here

The Alanis pattern by Elizabeth Smith is available for purchase on Ravelry.


"Whitecaps" by Yumiko Alexander @dandoh.designs

Yumiko's sweater pattern is simple to make with only three simple techniques--knit, purl, and slip.  Some sections are knit with one strand of yarn and other sections are knit holding two strands of yarn.  

To knit this sweater, you will need 6 (6, 7) skeins of Silk + to knit finished bust size 44 (49, 54)". This sweater is designed to be worn with 4" or more of positive ease. The sweater is shown here in Vanilla with 16" of positive ease and Lava Rock with 11" of positive ease. Instructions for length adjustment are included in the pattern. Keep in mind that if you increase the length, you will need additional yarn.  You will need size US 9 (5.5mm) needles.

The Whitecaps pattern by Yumiko Alexander is available for purchase on Ravelry.