Queen Silk Lace

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 12 customer ratings
(12 customer reviews)

£16.00£18.00

Pure silk lace weight yarn in a choice of variegated colour ways, hand dyed in India. These are the colours currently in stock. We do not accept back orders because we can never guarantee that colour ways will be the same twice. However, if you want something particular then please get in touch.

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Description

Pure mulberry silk lace weight yarn.

Made from mulberry silk, this pure silk lace weight yarn is fine and delicate with a beautiful sheen and drape. Queen Silk Lace is a 3 ply yarn which has been hand-dyed in a variety of colour mixes and solid colours exclusive to Luxury Yarns. It can be used for a multitude of projects and at 500m per skein, one is usually enough for a small shawl.

Our silk manufacturers are a small family business that have been producing Indian silk for more than 50 years. You can read more about the silk production here.

This yarn is extremely popular and no two dye lots are ever the same. I try to keep the images on the site current, but your order may differ slightly from the images shown. Also, you will see from the image of 2 skeins of 25 Hyacinth – both skeins are exactly the same, they are just wound differently. The skein on the left shows how the yarns are dyed and on the right, and gives a better representation of how they will look when knitted/crocheted.


NameQueen Silk Lace
BrandShreya Silk
Ball/SkeinSkein
Yarn Weight3 Ply Lace
Weight100g
Length500m / 546yds
Composition100% Mulberry Silk
Needle2.75mm
Tension35 stitches and 50 rows to 10cms on 2.75mm needles
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Additional information

Weight N/A
QSL Colours

01 Unicorn, 02 Rhubarb & Custard, 04 Magenteal, 07 Twilight, 08 Hummingbird, 10 Hydrangea, 11 Moss, 15 Evergreen, 16 Fuschia, 18 Strawberries & Cream, 20 Arctic Ice, 21 Three Golds, 22 Precious, 23 Sea Green, 24 Red Rust, 25 Hyacinth, 26 Blackcurrant Beauty, 27 Petrol, 28 Heartbeat, 50 Undyed, In Style

12 reviews for Queen Silk Lace

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jill M. (verified owner)

    Beautiful silk yarn and a pleasure to do business with Abbey

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kim (verified owner)

    Not only superb quality yarn with prompt delivery, but Abby is a pleasure to do business with, helpful and professional. I will most certainly be buying my next lot of yarn here. Thank you Abby. kim

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kim (verified owner)

    I purchased the Queen Silk Lace yarn which I am more than happy with it is even more beautiful than the pictures. Not only is the yarn first class in quality but also the customer service from Abby. Thank you Abby.

    • Abby

      Thank you Kim 🙂 I’m so glad you’re happy. I can’t wait to see the scarf when you’re finished Ax

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lisa (verified owner)

    Beautiful silk yarn and brilliant quick service. I would happily buy again from Luxury Yarns.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Skye (verified owner)

    Opening a package from Luxury Yarns is fantastic, feels super special with all the care and detail put into the packaging. I’m overjoyed!

    • Abby

      Thank you Skye – that’s always my aim – I think of buying yarn as like buying a present for yourself so I like to make it as nice as possible 🙂 x

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Elizabeth (verified owner)

    Lovely yarn. Now looking forward to knitting it. Thank you.

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    Michelle Gregory

    This yarn is ridiculously gorgeous!

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    Anya

    I am fairly new to crochet and was worried about using silk but I didn’t need to – I found it easier than wool – it is so nice to work with and the colours are so vibrant. I have made a shawl and everyone comments on it when I wear it. I have several people asking me to make one for them now!

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    Laura

    I have just finished my shawl and I am so so happy with it. The colours are really vibrant and it was such a pleasure to knit with. I will definitely be ordering this yarn again. Thank you.

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    John

    Dear Abby,
    The yarn is super to knit. It does not overtwist – sometimes a problem, and it doesn’t split. Silk doesn’t have “memory” like wool, but neither does it felt, so dropped stitches are easy to pick up, and it slides along the needles easily. In the skein there were a couple of knots, which I untied as we were winding it into balls, so I am confident to start each row without fear of finding a join half way through – so far this is just the one piece – no joins, no trailing ends except the cast on tail. Each section of the skein is wound on to two pieces of kitchen towel as you can see in the pic, but it did take an hour-and-a-half for the two of us. Silk is not hygroscopic, so it does not pick up the dirt while I am working, and I am managing a row in about 5 minutes. I love the relief created in the texture which should remain, even when the work is blocked. All-in-all fanstastic. If anyone else asks you, tell them from me!
    Best wishes, John

  11. Rated 5 out of 5

    ClematisKnitter

    Beautiful yarn, beautiful packaging. Love it!

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    Juna

    I deliberated for a while before buying this yarn, but now I dont know why I waited and just want to buy more and more. It is completely delicious. The colours even better in the ‘flesh’ and it has a beautiful sheen and drape. It was a joy to knit with and the finished shawl is the envy of all my friends. I can’t wait to make another one. Now which colour should I have this time…

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