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ITO Gima 8.5 Cotton Yarn

Adding Texture to Your Fabric

The ITO Gima 8.5 yarn is lace-weight yarn made from 100% cotton.  Gima translates to 'fake linen' in Japanese.

This cotton yarn presents a uniquely crisp and flat yarn to the touch that softens with every use and wash. Its unique flat-piled appearance will add texture to your knitting, crochet, and weaving projects, making them a lot more interesting!

Colour sample cards for this yarn are available. 

ITO Gima Specifications

  • FIBRE: 100% Cotton
  • WEIGHT: lace weight
  • GAUGE: 31 stitches to 10cm
  • NEEDLES: Single 2 - 2.5mm (US 0 - 1) 
  • UNIT WEIGHT: 25g ball
  • LENGTH: 212 metres / 231 yards 
  • WASHING: Hand wash only

Get a Sample Card

Not sure which colours to get? Purchase an ITO Gima Sample Card to see your options. Sample cards are recommended for true colours.