Bengal Thread - Single Spool - Natural Dye Madder

Fibre Type:
Silk (sold out)

These hand spun threads are richly coloured with traditional natural dyes. The recipes have been developed by Maiwa in collaboration with master weavers in Bengal, India. We think these spools are very special and sing with possibilities. 

Natural Dye: Madder Root - mordanted with tannin and alum.

Fiber Types - Choose from dropdown menu above

(Photo order from top to bottom)

  • Cotton 33 single ply, handspun - Spool approx. 25g 
  • Linen 70 lea/1 - Spool approx. 30g
  • Silk Matka single ply, handspun - Spool approx. 20g 
  • Merino Wool 48/2 - Spool approx. 40g

Spools are also sold in a Set of 4 at a discounted price. 

Bengal weavers are historically famous for using the finest threads possible in their work. Maiwa works alongside village artisans to encourage longevity of skills. We collaborate to develop special cloth for our clothing and textile lines. 

Read more about Bengal Weaving.

Read more about Natural Dyes