- YLI Japanese Silk Thread
- 100 wt (3/0) Spools
- 100 wt (3/0) Cones
- 100 wt Variegated
- Silk Sparkle
- 50wt Size 'A' Spools
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- Clover Silk Thread
- 50 wt 100m Spools
YLI Silk Rod Wrapping Thread
100 weight, 3/0 in 1,000 yard Mini Cones
Great for professional rod builders.
Big Savings over the cost of buying a large number of 200 meter spools individually.
Japanese silk thread from YLI is very popular among the makers of classic style bamboo fly rods, custom rod builders and in classic fly tying. Japanese silks have long been recognized as the finest in the industry. Silk is the world's strongest natural fiber and the colors are vibrant and true.
This 100% filament silk thread giving it a smoother more vibrant finish over spun thread. As fine as a human hair; and also comes on 200 meter spools in 67 different colours.
Note: The thread names below are the primary color name with the secondary color name cross referenced from the Thread Color Chart in the Bamboo Rod Restoration Handbook by Michael Sinclair, where applicable, e.g. #201 (Chinese Red).
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*Actual cone dimensions are 2-1/8" high by 1-1/4" wide at base.
Pale Green Blue
Mdm Tone BL Green
Light Blue Grey
Dusty Plum Grey