ITO Gami Picot
ITO Gami Picot is a tape yarn with loops, adding movement to the knitted surface. This oscillating effect is enhanced even more by a mix of matt and glossy materials, like silk, paper and cotton. With Gami Picot you can add some extravagant pieces to your wardrobe or just highlight parts of your knitting. Note also, that this yarn has a very soft grip.
49% Cotton, 38% Silk, 13% Paper
Yardage (Meter / Yards):
25 g ~ 75 m / 82 yds
Recommended needle size:
4,00 - 4,50 mm / US 6 - 7
The loop effect is accentuated in reverse stockinette.
Paper textiles have a long tradition in Japan. Paper has similar properties to silk: cooling in summer, warming in winter.
Experiment with Gami Picot: Sew it, weave it, braid it...
Patterns with this yarn: