What is silk twill?
Silk is a natural fiber, produced by silkworms. Silk twill refers to the weaving process.
Twill can be identified it's the iconic diagonal rib created by the way you pass over weft and warp threads when weaving, as opposed to a satin or plain weave. This technique gives a very sculptural structured feel, while retaining a great drape. It's lustre and durability make it ideal for wrapping, as it can hold a sharp and crisp knot when wrapping.
What does Momme indicate?
Momme (pronounced moe-mie, abbreviated to mm) is a Japanese form of weight measurement used to describe the weight, and hence thickness, of material. A higher momme indicates a heavier, stronger, more durable silk which can hold its shape when wrapped or knotted.
Artful Pea wrapping cloths are 14 momme weight, heavier than your typical silk clothing to ensure durability so they can be wrapped time and time again.
Why are your tea towels and dishcloths made from a cotton linen blend?
To me this is the best of both worlds; the cotton brings superior absorbency, linen bring superior strength and resilience. They are both 100% natural fibres, and I believe result in a genuinely better and more practical end product - worth the fact though it is more expensive than cotton alone.
What can I use a wrapping scarf for?
So many things! Check out this article to get started with ideas.
What can I use a tea towel for?
Is it boring to also say so many things?! Have a read of this article for some potential uses.
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