Tencel® (Top)

100% Lyocell.

Very clean combed top, in "natural" white. Staple length is about 4 inches. Technically this manmade fibre is called lyocell. It's in the rayon family and made from wood pulp. Tencel® has been embraced by spinners and knitters alike, because it is fantastically soft with a terrific sheen and wonderful drape. Excellent for lighter summerwear as it absorbs moisture well.

Tencel® can be spun alone or blended with other fibres. An intriguing choice for those that can't wear wool. <

Since this is a plant or cellulose fibre dyers must use fibre reactive dyes. Natural dyers can resort to techniques used on cotton, such as alum-tannin premordanting, or Aluminum acetate. We don't know how Tencel® responds in an indigo vat.

That being said, when blended with protein fibres, acid dyes will leave the Tencel® alone during dyeing, which makes for some wonderful streaky or heathered effects, depending on how well the fibres are blended.




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Tencel (Top) - 1-Lb Value Pack

Tencel (Top) - 1-Lb Value Pack

Price per 454g (1 Lb) bag. 15% off of our regular price.
34.73

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Tencel (Top) - 100g

Tencel (Top) - 100g

Price per 100g (3.53 oz) bag.
9.00

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Tencel (Top) - 50g

Tencel (Top) - 50g

Price per 50g (1.76 oz) bag.
4.50

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