Thick Balkal Yarn Ball

Thick Balkal Yarn Ball

Regular price $4.30 Unit price  per 

Balkal yarn is made from the stem. The cocoon attaches itself to the trees in the forrest via a brown steam they create. 

Once the butterflies have left the cocoon and steam are collected. 

A beautiful natural dark brown yarn .


Very fragile and slubby

1500 metres per 100gram (estimate only) 

or 64 wraps per inch

Made in Bhubaneswar,  Odisha India.


Great for weaving and other crafts - they also dye very easily,  as well as being great for a wide range of textile techniques.  
Please note: the colour of the sample may vary to the product sold. The yarns have been hand spun so you will see a vary of thickness and texture. There may be joining throughout the yarn. If you're purchasing more than one, I will try and match them as well as I can.  (For more information please feel free to email me)